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New Initiatives Chase ‘Circular Economy’ in Fashion, Textiles

New Initiatives Chase ‘Circular Economy’ in Fashion, Textiles

The new Circular Fibres Initiative brings together clothing retailers H&M and Nike, philanthropic funder the C&A Foundation, and a consortium of organizations including the Danish Fashion Institute, Fashion for Good, Cradle to Cradle and MISTRA Future Fashion in order to “build a circular economy for textiles,” starting with clothing. The members will address … Read more »

C&A Bows Cradle to Cradle Certified T-Shirts, Joins ‘Circular Fashion’ Industry

C&A Bows Cradle to Cradle Certified T-Shirts, Joins ‘Circular Fashion’ Industry

European fashion retailer C&A has debuted its line of “C2C Certified” T-shirts, which the company says are made of 100% organic cotton, produced using only chemicals that are designed for safe cycling as biological nutrients, and manufactured in a socially and environmentally responsible way. The clothing line will be available for consumers … Read more »

Sainsbury’s, Glaxo Among Holistic Carbon-Water Management Signatories

Sainsbury’s, Glaxo Among Holistic Carbon-Water Management Signatories

Some 15 leading businesses, representing 11 different sectors, including Baxter Healthcare, Sainsbury’s, GlaxoSmithKline and Nestlé, have committed to looking at their carbon-water management holistically, following research by sustainability specialists Anthesis and the Water Footprint Network. Businesses and governments must tackle energy and water use in tandem or risk major disruption, according … Read more »

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Toxic Chemicals Found in Kids’ Clothes from Disney, Gap, 10 Other Brands

Disney, Burberry, Adidas and other major brands tested positive for hazardous chemicals in their children’s clothes and shoes, according to a Greenpeace investigation. A Little Story About the Monsters in Your Closet details chemicals found in children’s products from 12 clothing brands: Adidas, American Apparel, Burberry, C&A, Disney, GAP H&M, … Read more »

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Nike, Adidas Update Hazardous Chemicals Ban Roadmap

Adidas, Nike, Levi Strauss & Co., Puma and other members of the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals Group say they will publish a list of chemical substances targeted for phase out or research by 2015 as part of a plan to eliminate hazardous chemicals from their supply chains by 2020. … Read more »

Organic Cotton ‘Shows Signs of Stabilizing’

Organic Cotton ‘Shows Signs of Stabilizing’

Organic cotton farmers produced 138,813 metric tons of fiber in 2011-12, an 8 percent drop in production from the previous year, compared to a 37 percent drop in 2010-11, the Textile Exchange says. In its 2011-12 Farm & Fiber Report, the Textile Exchange says half of the organic cotton-growing countries … Read more »

H&M, C&A, Nike Top Organic Cotton Users

H&M, C&A, Nike Top Organic Cotton Users

H&M was the biggest user of organic cotton worldwide for the second consecutive year in 2011, according to Textile Exchange’s latest Organic Cotton Market Report. Dutch retail chain C&A, Nike and fashion retailer Zara, the flagship store of Inditex Group, hold the no. 2, no. 3 and no. 4 places … Read more »