#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...
5 Sustainable Swimwear Brands for your Summer

5 Sustainable Swimwear Brands for your Summer

We are almost halfway through summer. The sun’s out. it’s time to hit the beach, go on a hike, or swim by the lake. Do you know where your swimwear is coming from, and if it’s sustainable?  We did the research for you and found 5 sustainable swimwear brands for...
We’ve Created the Greenest T-Shirt!

We’ve Created the Greenest T-Shirt!

Last month, we set about creating the greenest t-shirt in the world. In the process, we looked ate everything from design to fibres to dyeing. So what did it take to make the greenest t-shirt in the world?  Before we answer that question, let’s get the elephant in the...
#GreenestTee: How Far Do Your Clothes Travel?

#GreenestTee: How Far Do Your Clothes Travel?

Picture this: you start online shopping, find a bunch of clothing items that you want, press ‘add to cart’, enter your banking information, and press ‘confirm’. In just 3-5 business days, your package magically arrives at your front door. How did it end up there?...
#GreenestTee: All About the Energy

#GreenestTee: All About the Energy

An average conventional cotton t-shirt requires about 12 kWh of energy to produce, enough to power an LED bulb for 50 days straight and has a CO2 footprint which is 12 times its own weight. In general, the energy used in textile industry comes in the form of...