M&S’s Recycled Labels, Vancouver Eco-Fashion, H&M’s Sustainable Plan

by , 10/02/10   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

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British retailer Marks & Spencer announced plans to makes its clothing labels (over 300 million a year) from recycled PET instead of virgin polyester. The labels will also carry a new message—”Recycle With Oxfam”—to encourage customers to donate their castoffs to the the M&S and Oxfam Clothes Exchange. (Marks & Spencer)

If Lady Gaga’s meat dress left a foul taste in your mouth, get a load of the human-hair tunic she sported this week. No word if it’s real or faux, but surely this one’s PETA-approved? (MTV Buzzworthy)

Green-minded teens turned up in droves to protest Abercrombie & Fitch’s new fragrance, “Fierce,” which contains a toxic chemical linked to sperm damage in men and abnormal reproductive development in baby boys. (TreeHugger)

Vancouver Eco-Fashion Week wrapped up this week, with 15 sustainable collections strutting their stuff at the Olympic village. (Vancouver Sun)

At the recent NICE Conference on Sustainable Design in Copenhagen, fast-fashion manufacturer H&M pledged to source only sustainable cotton by 2020, most of which will be from the Better Cotton Initiative. (NICE)

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