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New sustainability portal launched

New sustainability portal launched

Textile Exchange's new Sustainable Development Goals resources channel seek to align and mobilize industry efforts to end poverty, fight ...
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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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100% traceability standard. Literally.

100% traceability standard. Literally.

Say farewell to the “Made in China” label. In lieu of the Rana Plaza collapse’s 5th anniversary, the ...
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Regenerative Organic

New organic label ups the ante

Following the success of the organics movement, and in response to several of its shortcomings, this month saw ...
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MEC

Retailer boycotts gun manufacturer

Following the Florida school shooting, a petition was initiated by the members of the Canadian retailer Mountain Equipment ...
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Activist from Nordic Ocean Watch cleaning a Norwegian surf beach.

Save our seas

From the floating masses of plastic waste in the Pacific Ocean to the microfibers covering sediment along our shorelines – the awareness is growing that marine pollution must cease. Suston lists five inspiring solutions. Already in 2006, the American reporter ...

Stories

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 ...
/ / Stories / Community, Retail, Workshops
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 ...
/ / Stories / Fleece, Microplastics
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 ...
/ / Stories / PETA, RWS, Textile Exchange
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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