Environmental impact of textile reuse and recycling–A review
26 Jun 2021

Environmental impact of textile reuse and recycling–A review

This paper reviews studies of the environmental impact of textile reuse and recycling, to provide a summary of the current knowledge and point out are…

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11 Jan 2021

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The wait is (kind of) over for a UK bottle deposit scheme | Inside track
20 Sep 2020

The wait is (kind of) over for a UK bottle deposit scheme | Inside track

It’s been almost six months since Michael Gove made an unofficial announcement that England would soon benefit from some sort of deposit scheme, a system where a small fee is applied to drinks containers at the point of sale, which can later be reclaimed. Shortly after that unofficial announcement, the government launched a comprehensive call…

Sustainable Fashion Transformation: Recycling and Reuse
10 Feb 2021

Sustainable Fashion Transformation: Recycling and Reuse

The textile and fashion industry is experiencing a radical transformation. The global demographic growth, digitalisation, scarcity of resources, and accelerating climate change challenge the current business models to become more innovative and sustainable in order to remain profitable. August 1 has marked the 2018 Earth Overshoot Day when the humanity has consumed the entire year’s… Continue reading Sustainable Fashion Transformation: Recycling and Reuse

Tomorrow\'s Markets: Designing for Longevity, Repair and Reuse | World Resources Institute
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02 Jul 2022

Tomorrow's Markets: Designing for Longevity, Repair and Reuse | World Resources Institute

With global consumption forecast to grow fourfold in coming decades as we bring more and more people out of poverty and into the middle classes we need to find new business models that are not predicated selling ever more stuff ever more quickly. It is a challenging topic in a world in which governments, businesses and citizens have been so well served by current models of consumption. In this panel, we will hear about the magnitude of the challenge and responses from organizations that are exploring alternative business models such as longevity, repair and reuse.

Repurpose, reuse and make your fashion work harder - E L Feelgood\'s Vintage
27 Feb 2021

Repurpose, reuse and make your fashion work harder - E L Feelgood's Vintage

I love to repurpose and reuse as much as possible.  Not only does it help the environment but it also saves money being able to use the same thing several times over. Recycling has become a buzzword with many of us doing it on a daily basis, in fact most households now have recycling bins provided by our council.  This encourages us to reduce our waste and stop things going to landfill.  However what isn’t as widespread is the knowledge to repurpose and reuse items.  That is what this post is about. The lovely people at Simply Beach approached me recently as they wanted to gift me an item.  They do so many items such as swimwear. As a blogger we are often asked to review items or we are gifted items to try.  I thought long and hard about what I would like to receive.  While I long for summer holidays and their stunning range of swimwear from different brands such ...

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