Tour de Fashion, A Greener CFDA, Timberland’s New Environmental Goals

by , 08/07/11   filed under: Eco-Fashion News, Site Seeing

Tour de Fashion, New York Fashion Week, bicycles, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

Come New York Fashion Week, anyone looking to for a ride between shows can borrow a custom-designed bicycle at the Fashion Center (née Garment District) for free—albeit with a small security deposit. (TreeHugger)

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has just inducted 33 new members, including sustainable designers Scott Mackinlay Hahn and Rogan Gregory of Loomstate and Rogan, Blake Mycoskie of TOMS, and Melissa Joy Manning. (WWD)

Congratulations to the winner’s of this year’s Ethical Fashion Forum Innovation Awards: EKO, Chichia for Made in Africa, Caipora, A.L.A.S., Ultra, and Genuine Article. (The Source)

Unifi, a leading manufacturer of nylon and polyester yarn, has partnered with activewear label Polartec on a first-of-its-kind take-back program for recycling polyester-based fabrics. (EcoSalon)

Timberland has posted new environmental goals for 2015, which include increasing green-power purchases to 30 percent, cranking up its use of renewable, organic, or recycled materials to 50.5 percent, and raising the number of Silver-rated leather tanneries it sources from to 70 percent. (GreenBiz)

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