Puma now aims for 90 percent of all cotton and polyester used in its products to come from “more sustainable sources” by 2020, after reaching its previous target of 50 percent two years a

Dr. Scholl’s Shoes has announced they are invest in sustainable, eco-conscious design to create environmentally lower-impact shoes. The brand has long been dedicated to comfort, but now they ar

Salvatore Ferragamo has jumped on the eco-friendly bandwagon. The Florence-based label has created a capsule collection called 42 Degrees, each piece entirely crafted from sustainable materials and m

Ralph Lauren is getting into the spirit of Earth Day. The brand announced its newest style in its Ralph Lauren Polo line, aptly called the Earth Polo and crafted from thread derived entirely from rec

Just in time for Earth Day, which is April 20, Adidas is making moves to reduce its plastic waste. On Wednesday, April 17, Adidas announced the early stages of its latest style, Futurecraft.Loop, the

Men's apparel brand Untuckit has partnered with sustainable swimwear brand Fair Harbor for its first collaboration. The two brands co-designed a range of swimwear made from recycled plastic bottles t

Sustainability seems to be the redemption song nowadays that is turning from a mere buzzword into a flourishing movement. In view of the growing knowledge also among consumers that the fashion indust

As part of its commitment to increasing sustainability initiatives, the H&M Group is trialing sales of second-hand and vintage clothing online. The company will launch a test for second-hand e-co

Swedish fashion retailer Lindex has launched a new sustainability promise to “make a difference for future generations” that will focus on three areas, to empower women, to respect the pl

Single-use plastic shopping bags will be banned statewide in New York from March 2020 under a deal reached as part of the state’s 175.5 billion budget announced Sunday. The news comes less than

It is impossible to deny the impact of the fashion industry on the environment. More than 16 million tons of textile waste are generated each year in the United States alone, and the amount has doubl

Giulio Bonazzi, chairman and chief executive officer of Aquafil, a leading manufacturer of ECONYL® regenerated nylon through innovative recycling technology delivered the keynote speech at Produc

Stories about fast fashion, pollution and exploitation by the fashion industry are rampant in the media. We often hear that sustainability in the fashion industry is a slow process. Fortunately this

Global luxury purveyor of diamonds, De Beers, has launched a venture to save the largest diamond mine in the world from going into permanent hibernation. The Jwaneng Mine in Botswana is the richest m

Christopher Raeburn, best known for reworking surplus fabrics and garments with his label Raeburn, has teamed up with yet another of VF Corporation’s brands. The British fashion designer, who b

With Earth Day on the horizon, Nike is taking a step towards sustainable materials. The footwear brand announced this week plans for three different lines of eco-friendly offerings. The brand's Earth

Austrian fiber firm Lenzing and Belgian chemical group Solvay have partnered up to launch a new sustainable fabric combining Tencel’s lyocell fibers and Amni Soul Eco, a biodegradable polyamide

A new wave of companies looking to make fashion more sustainable has joined Fashion for Good’s Plug and Play Accelerator program, which provides them with a twelve-week curriculum including men

Spanish fast fashion giant Inditex (Zara, Pull & Bear, Bershka, Stradivarius) has announced a multi-year agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to conduct joint research o

Yimin Deng graduated from Parsons with a BFA in Fashion and a personal mandate to improve fashion industry practices around the world. While a student he made a life-changing visit to Sri Lanka with

Allbirds’ rise is every startup’s dream. In just over three years, the San Francisco-based footwear company sold over a million pairs of sneakers, raised more than 77 million US dollars a

Rotterdam - This year’s MaterialDistrict event held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, showcased the latest innovative materials both in the fashion industry and further afield. Fur coats made from

Together with various partners, the United Nations launched on Thursday the UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya. The Alliance seeks to halt the enviro

After eliminating fur, Burberry is coming after plastic next. The British brand has announced plans to get rid of all unnecessary plastic packaging by the year 2025 in an effort to be more environmen

Magdalena Schaffrin is one of Germany's most important sustainability agents. In 2009, she founded the Green Showroom together with Jana Keller, which presented sustainable fashion at Berlin Fashion

Common Objective, the London-based network connecting fashion professionals to a global database of sustainable brands and suppliers, has unveiled the winners of its 2019 Leadership Awards, which aim

Lauren Singer (Founder, Trash is for Tossers; The Simply Co) and Daniel Silverstein (Founder, Zero Waste Daniel) are the co-founders of Package Free Shop, a zero waste store in Brooklyn, NY. Source

Meet Daniel Silverstein, the mind and hands behind Zero Waste Daniel, a completely zero-waste line of fashion that is 100% made from fabric scraps from other fashion designers and factories. Each pie

Denim trade fair Kingpins is upping its ethics and sustainability efforts by introducing new requirements for its denim supply chain members after noticing that few had made serious progress toward e

A new association is calling fashion academics around the world to unite and push for drastic changes in the fashion industry. Inspired by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a non-profit science advo