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MADE-BY. Making sustainable fashion common practice

MADE-BY. Making sustainable fashion common practice
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bhava studio - SPRING 2013 Organic & Fair Clothing - Eco Fashion Clothes & Shop at We are closing our US webshop. In order to concentrate on our business in continental Europe, we have decided to leave the US market. We deeply appreciate your loyalty and support. Please know that all orders that have been placed will be processed. Feel free to contact a customer service representative with any concerns or questions. At hessnatur, our commitment to an ethical, sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle is our core value. Thank you for welcoming us to the US, for being our valued customer and for standing with us to protect the planet and its people. Your Friends at hessnatur If you have any questions or suggestions, simply contact us. By Documents: Terms & ConditionsPrivacy

The Sustainable Fashion Academy - Industry Development SFA believes that to significantly improve the sustainability performance of the apparel industry, a holistic approach is needed, so that actions by different actors, including public agencies, profit-driven companies and civil society advocates, are optimized so they accelerate sustainable practices. Examples of our industry engagements include: Our planet is under great pressure. We now know this. We know the apparel industry is very influential – and therefore can lead the way to a sustainable society. But because the sustainability challenges we are facing are complex, systemic and critical, we need to accelerate our progress by learning from leaders and leading initiatives that have the potential to reshape the industry. To these ends, The Sustainable Fashion Academy and partners have established The Global Leadership Award in Sustainable Apparel. To find out more, please click here Industry Innovation Seminar Series

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Gucci launches 'zero-deforestation' handbag March 07, 2013 Green Gucci handbags. Courtesy of Gucci Gucci has rolled out a collection of 'zero-deforestation' handbags. Each handbag comes with a "passport" that provides the history of the product's supply chain going back to the ranch that produced the leather. The line emerged out of concerns that leather in the fashion industry is contributing to deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, where roughly two-thirds of forest destruction is for cattle production. "This is a breakthrough moment for sustainable style," says Livia Firth, the fashion designer who launched the Green Carpet Challenge, an initiative that pushes the fashion industry to design more eco-friendly products. The handbag is Gucci's first product under the initiative. "Today more than ever before customers want to be associated with brands that are thoughtful and responsible," said Frida Giannini, Gucci's Creative Director, in a statement. Deforestation for cattle pasture in Brazil Related articles

Sustainable Fashion: 5 Eco-friendly fashion brands we're loving right now Hello fashionistas! Fall is nearly upon us, and I for one am in the midst of building up my new fall wordrobe (as I'm sure many of you are as well)! But while sorting through the clothing rack, how often do you check the label for what its made of? I'm sure by now most of you have heard the term "eco friendly", or "environmentally friendly" fashion. What exactly is it? Quite simply, it's choosing natural fabrics over artificial, and opting for clothes that are good for the environment rather than ones that hurt it. Here are some eco-friendly brands and clothing items we're loving right now! People Tree: Founded in 2001, People Tree was one of the first clothing brands to advocate eco-friendly fashion. Urban Renewal by Urban Outfitters: Urban Outfitter's "Urban Renewal" line take vintage pieces and materials and rework them into modern designs. Gypsy Rose: Gypsy Rose is a US-based clothing boutique that sells earth-friendly handmade clothing items.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition - Home Historic Futures The greatest component of the environmental impact of a product is often not its use, but its production. In some cases the global value chain can account for up to 80% of the total impact. While it is clear that this will vary significantly from one product to another, it seems logical that the process of making something can use more resources and affect more systems than using it. Take bread. Growing, harvesting and milling wheat, then mixing it with other ingredients (which each have their own upstream value-chain) to form dough, and baking that into a loaf needs more resources and interacts with more systems than eating it – or leaving it to go mouldy in the cupboard and then throwing it away. However, this estimation looks very different for something like a washing machine or a car. Much work has been done to estimate the environmental impact of products, perhaps most significantly on the energy required throughout the product life-cycle.

Grüne Mode – Kirsten Brodde – Blog Les jeans en plastique de Levi's Levi’s dévoile sa nouvelle gamme de denim, baptisée Waste<Less (« gaspillez moins » en anglais), qui incorporent des déchets de post-consommation, soit des bouteilles en plastique recyclées et des plateaux repas. Chaque article de la gamme contient au minimum 20% de matériel recyclé, ce qui correspond à environ huit bouteilles plastiques. La ligne pour homme comprend le Levi's 511 Skinny, le Levi's® 504 Straight Fit et la célèbre veste Trucker. Aux États-Unis et en Europe, les femmes pourront se procurer les jeans Levi Boyfriend ® Skinny. 3,5 millions de bouteilles seront nécessaires à la collection. Les déchets en plastique PET (polyéthylène téréphthalate) ont été récoltés grâce à des programmes municipaux de recyclage à travers les États-Unis. La gamme Waste<Less est disponible dans les magasins Levi ® à l'échelle mondiale et sur depuis janvier 2013.

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