textile recycling

5 Ideas That Could Transform the Fashion Industry

CLOSING THE LOOP “The response of the first Global Change Award is overwhelming,” Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of H&M and a board member of the H&M Conscious Foundation,…

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EcoChic Design Award Launches Alumni Network

Ecouterre is a media sponsor of the 2015/16 EcoChic Design Award There’s much refashioning happening in the area of textile-waste-reduction, with designers around the world…

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Zero Waste Scotland Announces Fund for Sustainable-Fashion Designers

Zero Waste Scotland has announced a new fund to encourage Scottish fashion designers to develop their own closed-loop clothing. Financed in part by the Scottish government, the Circular…

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San Francisco Launches City-Wide Zero-Waste Textile Recycling Initiative

Photo by Shutterstock San Francisco is about to get even greener. Although the California city diverts about 80 percent of its waste from landfills, it still bins than 39 million pounds…

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Textile Recycling Significantly Reduces Greenhouse Gases, Says EPA

Photo by Shutterstock In the effort to curb greenhouse-gas emissions, a great deal of energy has been directed towards recycling, driving less, and reducing power plant pollution. In a…

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12-Year-Old Boy Saves 4,000 Pairs of Shoes From the Landfill for Recycling

Twelve year old “Eco” Erek Hansen is putting his best foot forward, and has gone on a one-boy mission to divert thousands of shoes from our landfills. The Ohio kid has been…

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Philadelphia Residents Get Curbside Textile-Recycling Program

Photo by Shutterstock Philadelphia residents won’t have to venture far to rid themselves of castoff garments. Homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia, Montgomery County, and Southern…

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Recycle Your Gently Used Eileen Fisher Clothes, Support Women's and Girls' Causes for Earth Day

Is your gently worn Eileen Fisher sweater or dress ready for a comeback? Simply drop it off at any Eileen Fisher retail store from April 20 to 22 to give it a second lease on life. Your…

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Many Pounds of Textiles Do Americans Trash Every Year?

If making sense of the glut of statistics regarding textile recycling has you clutching your head like a stunned monkey, USAgain is here to help. The textile-recycling firm has…

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