#FantasticFibres: Seaweed Fibre Catches Carbon and Looks Great

#FantasticFibres: Seaweed Fibre Catches Carbon and Looks Great

Seaweed: you’ve seen it at the beach, but prepare to see it in stores. Already a common additive in beauty and health products and ready to make a splash in the world of ecofashion. There are currently 2 main producers of it, SeaCell and AlgiKnit, and they are out...
#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...
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...