GAP to go with 100% sustainable cotton sourcing

Related Keywords: cotton, environment, fashion, Gap, Recycle, sustainability, sustainable, value chain

United States
GAP to go with 100% sustainable cotton sourcing
Summary: 
Gap brands are committed to sourcing 100% sustainable cotton within the next six years, the apparel group announced in a press release. The flagship Gap brand committed to 100% sustainable cotton by 2021, Old Navy by 2022 and Banana Republic by 2023. Gap's standard for what is sustainable includes cotton grown by methods approved by the Better Cotton Initiative, organic, recycled and verified American and Australian-grown

Gap brands are committed to sourcing 100% sustainable cotton within the next six years, the apparel group announced in a press release. The flagship Gap brand committed to 100% sustainable cotton by 2021, Old Navy by 2022 and Banana Republic by 2023.

Gap's standard for what is sustainable includes cotton grown by methods approved by the Better Cotton Initiative, organic, recycled and verified American and Australian-grown cotton.

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London students present sustainable designs

Related Keywords: clothing, England, environment, Ethical Fashion, fashion, Garments, sustainablility

United Kingdom
London students present sustainable designs
Summary: 
Clothes grown from slime mold and tupperware handbags were among the environmentally-friendly designs and ideas presented by fashion graduates at a London arts school on Friday. The Royal College of Art is holding its annual

Clothes grown from slime mold and tupperware handbags were among the environmentally-friendly designs and ideas presented by fashion graduates at a London arts school on Friday.

The Royal College of Art is holding its annual fashion show, in which students in women swear, menswear, knitwear, footwear, accessories and millinery unveil their creations.

This year, the “All At Once” show looks at the fashion industry’s impact on the environment at a time when many designer houses are seeking to improve their green credentials to appeal to increasingly environmentally conscious consumers.

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France planning to ban destruction of unsold clothes

Related Keywords: ban, clothes, Earth, eco-friendly, environment, fahion, France, Textiles, unsold

France
France planning to ban destruction of unsold clothes
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France is to pass legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items in a “world first”, according to Edouard Philippe, the prime minister. France has already enacted a law banning supermarkets from destroying unsold food, and obliging supermarkets to hand it to charity, but the government wishes to extend the ban to clothing, electronics

France is to pass legislation banning supermarkets and producers from destroying unsold non-food items in a “world first”, according to Edouard Philippe, the prime minister.

France has already enacted a law banning supermarkets from destroying unsold food, and obliging supermarkets to hand it to charity, but the government wishes to extend the ban to clothing, electronics or plastics, and other products.

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The future of circular fashion

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United Kingdom
The future of circular fashion
Summary: 
Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good, in collaboration with global professional service provider Accenture Strategy, has launched a new report today that for the first time explores the financial viability

Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good, in collaboration with global professional service provider Accenture Strategy, has launched a new report today that for the first time explores the financial viability of circular business models in the fashion industry.

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We can help save our plants and animals by recycling textiles

Related Keywords: chemical, Earth, environment, Garments, global, greenhouse effect, Recycle, SMART, sustainability, Textile

United States
We can help save our plants and animals by recycling textiles
Summary: 
On Earth Day (April 22), and through Earth Week, the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) Association is reinforcing its message to consumers and industry to help preserve the Earth's wildlife by reusing and recycling textiles

On Earth Day (April 22), and through Earth Week, the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) Association is reinforcing its message to consumers and industry to help preserve the Earth's wildlife by reusing and recycling textiles (any fabric made of interlacing fibers such as clothing, towels, bed sheets and much more), thereby significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Plastic, paper, cotton or polyester bags?

Related Keywords: bags, carbon footprint, cotton, ecosystems, environment, plastic, pollution, polyester, reusable, reusable bags, T-Shirts, water

United States
Plastic, paper, cotton or polyester bags?
Summary: 
The movement of the plastic bag ban has been gaining momentum in the last 10 years. Since 2007, more than 240 cities and countries have passed laws that have either banned or taxed these plastic hazards. New opinions have

The movement of the plastic bag ban has been gaining momentum in the last 10 years. Since 2007, more than 240 cities and countries have passed laws that have either banned or taxed these plastic hazards. New opinions have surfaced that maybe these bans are hurting the environment more than they are helping it.

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ExxonMobil expects to grow chemicals manufacturing capacity in Asia Pacific and North America by about 40 percent

Related Keywords: chemicals manufacturing projects, environment, ethane cracker, ethylene, ExxonMobil, health and education, Huizhou Dayawan Petrochemical Industrial Park, international participation, Monoethylene Glycol, performance polymers manufacturing, petrochemical, polyethylene, polypropylene lines, SABIC

Texas
Summary: 
The company recently started operations at it’s new 1.5 million ton-per-year ethane cracker at the company’s integrated Baytown chemical and refining complex in Texas. ExxonMobil and SABIC have also created a new joint venture to advance development of the Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project, a 1.8 million tonne ethane cracker currently planned for construction in San Patricio County, Texas. The facility will also include a monoethylene glycol unit and two polyethylene units.

The company recently started operations at it’s new 1.5 million ton-per-year ethane cracker at the company’s integrated Baytown chemical and refining complex in Texas. ExxonMobil and SABIC have also created a new joint venture to advance development of the Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project, a 1.8 million tonne ethane cracker currently planned for construction in San Patricio County, Texas. The facility will also include a monoethylene glycol unit and two polyethylene units.

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/fiber-world/2018/09/exxonmobil-signs-framework-agreement-for-proposed-chemical-complex-in-china/
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German-Dutch partnership for sustainable textiles

Related Keywords: Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile, environment, German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles, harmonising sustainability, implementing due diligence, increase influence on labour rights, producing countries, signing cooperation agreement, supporting companies

Uk
German-Dutch partnership for sustainable textiles
Summary: 
The German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles and the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile announces signing a cooperation agreement supporting companies in implementing due diligence by harmonising sustainability requirements. The cooperation will increase the influence on labour rights and the environment in producing countries.

The German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles and the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile announces signing a cooperation agreement supporting companies in implementing due diligence by harmonising sustainability requirements. The cooperation will increase the influence on labour rights and the environment in producing countries.

The German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles is a multi-actor partnership made up of companies, unions, non-governmental organisations, and standards organisations, as well as the Federal Government.

https://www.ecotextile.com/2018013023223/social-compliance-csr-news/collaboration-encourages-sustainable-textile-co-operation.html
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Govt to work on simplifying procedures to boost exports

Related Keywords: boost exports, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, currency volatility, environment, finance, government to work with various departments, improving ease of doing business, issues on non-tariff barriers of other countries, meeting with EPCs, problems in dealing with customs authority, simplify procedures, Special Economic Zones, Textiles

New Delhi
Govt to work on simplifying procedures to boost exports
Summary: 
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after a meeting with export promotion councils (EPCs) in New Delhi on Tuesday said that the government will work with various departments including environment, textiles and finance to simplifying procedures towards improving the ease of doing business in the country and boost exports.

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after a meeting with export promotion councils (EPCs) in New Delhi on Tuesday said that the government will work with various departments including environment, textiles and finance to simplifying procedures towards improving the ease of doing business in the country and boost exports.

Many of the issues which are enablers to better exports have been identified, issues which may have a bearing on the forthcoming budget were also raised, she said.

http://www.smetimes.in/smetimes/news/top-stories/2016/Feb/03/procedures-to-be-made-easier-for-exporters-sitharaman.html
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