#FantasticFibres: Going Bananas

#FantasticFibres: Going Bananas

Fun fact: there are around one thousand different varieties of banana, but most people are only familiar with two. This fruit family is one of the most popular foods worldwide, but almost entirely restricted to its Cavendish and plantain forms. The other 998 stay...
#FantasticFibres: Soy, the Comeback Kid

#FantasticFibres: Soy, the Comeback Kid

Ah yes, soy, somehow both the wunderkind of plant-based cuisine and the bane of environmental activists worldwide. Its rich protein content and incredible versatility make it a bit of a contradiction – it’s a staple of eco-conscious diets, but its massive demand...
#FantasticFibres: Mushrooms, Anyone?

#FantasticFibres: Mushrooms, Anyone?

Mushrooms: controversial topic. They’re just one of those foods – people either love them or hate them. This week on #FantasticFibres we are looking into how mushrooms are also causing a stir in the ecofashion world with some pretty bold claims. Mushroom...
The Top 5 Tools for Ethical Shopping This Fall

The Top 5 Tools for Ethical Shopping This Fall

Special guest blog by: Garik Himebaugh, the founder of Eco-Stylist. Let’s face it – finding ethical clothing can be daunting. A quick Google search will flood you with lists of the most sustainable brands from a variety of news sources and blogs, but the results...
Fabric Faceoff: Organic Cotton vs. Hemp

Fabric Faceoff: Organic Cotton vs. Hemp

The last quarterfinals of #fabricFaceoff is here! Where 8 of the top green fabrics battle head to head for the best green fabric. And now they are down to just 4. Recycled wool was the upset winner last time. What about the underdog hemp against industry favourite...