While legislators fumble and experts still try to determine who to point the finger at, the #WhatsInMyWash campaign is getting to work, providing actionable advice on what can be done today to minimize microfiber pollution. Over 1/3 of the microplastics in...

“Imagine if trees gave off wi-fi signals – we wouldn’t be able to plant them quickly enough. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we need.” – The Internet.  Well, the EOCA just planted 2,081,276 trees in two years. Take that Internet. In...

Textile Exchange's new Sustainable Development Goals resources channel seeks to align and mobilize industry efforts to end poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change. Textile Exchange has launched a set of online resources they’re calling the SDG Resources Channel to support...

After years of testing the waters with reuse, repair, recycling and rentals in its many concept stores, Houdini places its biggest bet yet on RE-services. “Second hand-garments tend to fly off the shelves and rental is growing rapidly each year,“ Houdini...

2017’s Year of Sustainable Tourism begins paying off as African tourism administrations undersign the Declaration of Kinshasa on fostering tourism as a driver of biodiversity and environmental protection. A week-long wildlife and biodiversity protection conference in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of...

Following the success of the organics movement, and in response to several of its shortcomings, this month saw the launch of the Regenerative Organic Certification (ROC). Initiated by the Rodale Institute in partnership with Textile Exchange and Patagonia, among others,...

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, a petition was initiated by the members of the Canadian retailer Mountain Equipment Co-operative (MEC) to boycott products under the ownership of the U.S. parent company Vista Outdoor (Bollé, Bushnell, CamelBak, Camp...

In June 2017, the Changing Markets Foundation published the Dirty Fashion Report, exposing the damage to the environment and human health caused by some of the world’s largest viscose manufacturers and suppliers to well-known fashion brands. The update “Dirty Fashion Revisited”...

The It’s Great Out There Coalition has announced that professional snowboarder Aline Bock has signed up as an official #itsgreatoutthere ambassador. Bock, from Germany, was crowned Freeride World Tour Champion in 2010 and continues to snowboard professionally. The It’s Great Out...