#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 Ways You are Accidentally Green

5 Ways You are Accidentally Green

You probably do one thing everyday or every so often that is sustainable without even realizing it. Green Story has compiled a list of five common lifestyles choices. If there is something on the list that you are already doing, congrats! If there isn’t, maybe you can...
Debunking Fast Fashion: Cheap Clothing at an Expensive Cost

Debunking Fast Fashion: Cheap Clothing at an Expensive Cost

With popular fast fashion brands such as Forever 21, H&M, and Zara dominating the market, it’s hard not to shop from these brands both in the mall and online. The convenience, the trendiness, and most importantly, the low cost makes it seem like it’s too good to...