H&M remarketing damaged garments

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Sweden
H&M remarketing damaged garments
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The H&M Group has partnered with The Renewal Workshop to debut a new test collection made from unsold clothes that have been repaired and brought back to market through its COS (Collection of Style) branded stores. H&M says this ‘first of its kind’ ‘Restore’ collection developed by its internal innovation department ‘The Laboratory’ will and its fashion brand COS (Collection of Style) will launch tomorrow

The H&M Group has partnered with The Renewal Workshop to debut a new test collection made from unsold clothes that have been repaired and brought back to market through its COS (Collection of Style) branded stores.

H&M says this ‘first of its kind’ ‘Restore’ collection developed by its internal innovation department ‘The Laboratory’ will and its fashion brand COS (Collection of Style) will launch tomorrow in three stores located in Berlin, Stockholm and Utrecht. The COS brand launched in 2007 and currently operates over 250 stores in more than 40 worldwide markets.

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Levi Strauss & Co. announces new global water action strategy

Related Keywords: apparel, fabric, innovation, Levi Strauss & Co., lifecycle, manufacturing, PaCT, research, science, supply chain, sustainability, technology, water

United States
Levi Strauss & Co. announces new global water action strategy
Summary: 
Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced a new water action strategy that represents an evolution in thinking around water use in a global supply chain, particularly in areas already facing water stress, and a new way to define successful water stewardship in manufacturing. It leverages the latest water science and data, consultations with leading water experts, and the company’s own water management experience

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced a new water action strategy that represents an evolution in thinking around water use in a global supply chain, particularly in areas already facing water stress, and a new way to define successful water stewardship in manufacturing. It leverages the latest water science and data, consultations with leading water experts, and the company’s own water management experience and leadership over the past three decades to set a new standard for the company and the industry.

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Volcom plans to save water

Related Keywords: consumpation, denim, econyl, fabrics, recycling, save, sustainable, Volcom, waste, water

United States
Volcom plans to save water
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Volcom, a modern lifestyle brand that represents the creative spirit of youth culture, has announced the worldwide launch of Water Aware, a denim collection for men’s, women’s and kids. A significant milestone in Volcom's journey to sustainability, Water Aware features a reformulated, water-saving wash and finishing process in the production of denim resulting in an average savings

Volcom, a modern lifestyle brand that represents the creative spirit of youth culture, has announced the worldwide launch of Water Aware, a denim collection for men’s, women’s and kids. A significant milestone in Volcom's journey to sustainability, Water Aware features a reformulated, water-saving wash and finishing process in the production of denim resulting in an average savings of 13 litres of water per jean.

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Why is the fluffy cotton crop so bad for the planet?

Related Keywords: cotton, damage, dye, environment, fabric, fertilisers, Garments, pesticides, planet, production, water

United Kingdom
Why is the fluffy cotton crop so bad for the planet?
Summary: 
The fashion bizz gets a tough enough time (and rightly so) for being one of the world’s most-polluting industries. Add in the fact that the most prevalent material in our clothes is also one of the worst culprits in polluting the planet and you can see why cotton is currently public enemy #1. But why is the fluffy cotton crop so bad for the planet? And what...

The fashion bizz gets a tough enough time (and rightly so) for being one of the world’s most-polluting industries. Add in the fact that the most prevalent material in our clothes is also one of the worst culprits in polluting the planet and you can see why cotton is currently public enemy #1.

But why is the fluffy cotton crop so bad for the planet? And what can we do about it? GLAMOUR spoke to Charlotte Turner, Head of Sustainable Fashion & Textiles at sustainability and communications consultancy Eco-Age to get the low-down.

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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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State to provide fund to entrepreneurs for setting up micro textile parks

Related Keywords: announced state grant, chief minister, common amenities, entrepreneurs collectively interested, entrepreneurs to send suitable proposal, Jayalalithaa, marketing centres, project sustainability and feasibility, provide infrastructure, provision of electricity, set up micro textile units, teleconference facility, textile centres, water

Tamil Nadu
State to provide fund to entrepreneurs for setting up micro textile parks
Summary: 
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has announced in the Assembly that State would grant Rs. 2.5 crore to provide infrastructure to those entrepreneurs who are interested to collectively come forward to set up micro textile units in textile centres.

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has announced in the Assembly that State would grant Rs. 2.5 crore to provide infrastructure to those entrepreneurs who are interested to collectively come forward to set up micro textile units in textile centres.

This is to facilitate provision of electricity, water, construction of teleconference facility, marketing centres and common amenities in the micro textile parks set up out of the towns.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/entrepreneurs-asked-to-send-proposals-for-micro-textile-parks/article8165964.ece
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