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Volcom Creates Eco-Friendly Swimsuits From Recycled Ocean Trash

Volcom is getting caught up in a good thing. With a little assist from Aquafil, an Italian company that recycles waste materials into good-as-virgin fiber, the sportswear brand has…

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Levi's is Making Jeans From Discarded Fishing Nets, Used Carpets

Levi’s and Aquafil, an Italian company that recycles waste materials into good-as-virgin nylon fiber, are making beautiful jeans together. First up: A version of Levi’s 522…

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Bureo Debuts Sunglasses Made From 100 Percent Recycled Fishing Nets

SEA CHANGE Designed in collaboration with Karun, an eyewear company based in Chile, all three styles in the “Ocean Collection” comprise 100 percent traceable and recycled…

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Outerknown, Surfer Kelly Slater's Eco-Menswear Brand, is Here

DAPPER THREADS Despite its surfer roots, Outerknown isn’t hawking $20 graphic T-shirts. Far from it. With offerings that include recycled-polyester bomber jackets, wool-cashmere…

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European "Healthy Seas" Initiative to Turn Used Fishing Nets Into Socks

Our oceans are full of trash and debris, but now a new consortium of European companies and NGOs have a plan in place to collect that debris and recycle it. Aided by the European Centre…

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14 Eco-Friendly Bikinis, Swimsuits to Dive Into for Summer

BLEEPED OUT With a black bar splayed cheekily across the chest, Beth Richards’ “Censor” swimsuit remains firmly ensconced in PG territory. Handmade in…

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LAST CHANCE: Win an Eco-Friendly Laptop Messenger From Plaid Doctrine (Worth $129!)

Ties are boring. Give your dad or grad a gift he truly can savor, like Plaid Doctrine’s Belltown messenger bag. Handcrafted in downtown Seattle from recycled plastic bottles, the…

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Organic by John Patrick's Resort 2013 Collection is a Boho Boy-Girl Party

POP ART Patrick’s muse? Edit DeAk, co-founder of the ’70s zine Art-Rite, high priestess of the art world, and “epicenter of avant-garde,” Patrick tells Ecouterre…

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Win Your Choice of Eco-Friendly Swimsuit From Eco Swim (Worth $124!)

Summer lovin’ happens so fast, which is we’re giving away an Eco Swim by Aqua Green swimsuit of your choice to help you make the most of it. The Lehigh Valley-based label…

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Ecoalf Turns Recycled Plastic Bottles, Fishing Nets Into Unisex Accessories

Technological innovation meets environmental design with Ecoalf, a burgeoning fashion label that uses only 100 percent recycled and recyclable materials. Hailing from Spain, Ecoalf…

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FIRST LOOK: Jai Active Wear is Sustainably, Regally Playful

Smart design is sustainability is contemporary elegance, says Kizzy Jai Knight, the erstwhile dancer/choreographer/stylist behind Jai Active Wear, a fledgling label that the Knight…

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