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...
#GreenestTee: Trash Talk

#GreenestTee: Trash Talk

Welcome back to the #GreenestTee! So far, we’ve covered the basics for creating the most sustainable t-shirt in the world: designing for longevity, selecting the right fiber, and adding some color.  So what’s next? Let’s focus on the solutions! This week’s blog is all...
#GreenestTee: To Dye For

#GreenestTee: To Dye For

Welcome back to the #GreenestTee. We’re already halfway through creating the most sustainable t-shirt in the world! So far, we’ve discussed how to design for low impact and the importance of selecting the right fibres. In this week’s blog, we’re moving on to a high...
#GreenestTee: Selecting Sustainable Fibers

#GreenestTee: Selecting Sustainable Fibers

 Fiber fiber fiber! From conventional cotton to polyester to nylon, the (unsustainable) options in the current fashion market are endless. Manufacturing clothing from these fabrics require tons of resources to cultivate and process. However, these fibers are cheap...