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NGO Canopy Plant

Hello? It’s 2018!

Vancouver-based NGO Canopy fumes on Twitter as loggers continue to cut down massive old growth trees for clothing, packaging, ...
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What's In My Wash?

What’s in my wash?

While legislators fumble and experts still try to determine who to point the finger at, the #WhatsInMyWash campaign ...
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EOCA planted 2 million trees

Project success!

“Imagine if trees gave off wi-fi signals – we wouldn’t be able to plant them quickly enough. Too ...
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New sustainability portal launched

New sustainability portal launched

Textile Exchange's new Sustainable Development Goals resources channel seeks to align and mobilize industry efforts to end poverty, ...
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Houdini bets big on Re-services

Houdini bets big on Re-services

After years of testing the waters with reuse, repair, recycling and rentals in its many concept stores, Houdini ...
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Tourists to the rescue?

Tourists to the rescue?

2017’s Year of Sustainable Tourism begins paying off as African tourism administrations undersign the Declaration of Kinshasa on ...
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Zero Footprints

Leaving Zero (Carbon) Footprints

British photographers Ted Leeming and Morag Paterson have been living a low-impact lifestyle for decades, demonstrating that the good life needn’t be a carbon-intensive one. Now they have a mission: to leverage the power of photographs to help others go ...

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Stores with a cause

Stores with a cause

Retail consultant Anny Cardinahl explains why passion for sustainability can bring new clients to outdoor stores. With the catchline “the death of retail” appearing regularly in the headlines, you needed strong nerves to be a ...
Langbrett

Redefining retail

Far from the glossy high-street corners of high-end retailers, Langbrett finds itself in obscure parts of town where customers are encouraged to join the community, to get involved, or to simply hang out. Leaving the ...
Facts you should know about microplastics

Facts you should know about microplastics

We are becoming increasingly aware of the problems caused by microplastics. Suston gives you a quick lesson on the subject. What are microplastics and where do they come from? Microplastics are defined as tiny fragments ...
The Fantastic Five

The Fantastic Five

Ski-touring in Northern Norway, ice skating in Swedish Lapland or winter kayaking in Stockholm’s frosty archipelago – with a minimum ecological impact. Meet five adventurers from Scandinavia’s outdoor elite who pursue their passions along with ...
Responsible Wool Standard

Responsible Wool Standard – a safe solution?

Larger brands are increasingly waking up to the PR nightmare when an animal rights group exposes cruel treatment of sheep in their supply chain. Can the Responsible Wool Standard guarantee that the sheep have been ...
Ovis

Hit by the storm

In summer 2015, video footage showing the maltreatment of sheep in Argentina went viral, with the animal rights organization PETA accusing the network Ovis 21. Once seen as a sustainability pioneer in the industry, Ovis ...

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