Sustainable Stella: Stella McCartney joins Fashion for Good

Stella McCartney; known for being one of the leading sustainable and innovative luxury lifestyle and clothing brands, has joined in partnership with Fashion for Good; a global platform for innovation. Both partners’ are committed to to industry-wide collaboration and to integrating disruptive innovations within the fashion supply chain. With the addition of Stella McCartney, Fashion for…

We’ve heard of green fingers but now you can have green toes: Lenzing are working on sustainable faux leather

Lenzing and Covestro have been working hand in hand to develop a sustainable alternative for coated textile materials for shoes. Leather is not only controversial because of the rise of animal welfare, but also due to the impact caused on the environment by the tanning industry with its high water consumption and chemical use, making…

Reebok’s Au Naturale Trainers

Reebok releases their first plant based trainer; made from cotton and corn it is the only footwear product on market containing 75% USDA certified bio-based content. “Most athletic footwear is made using petroleum to create synthetic rubber and foam cushioning systems,” said Bill McInnis, Head of Reebok Future. “With 20 billion pairs of shoes made…

Lenzing’s sustainable nonwovens

Lenzing has pioneered a new technology platform, Lenzing Web Technology, with a focus on sustainable nonwoven products that will help open new market opportunities. The non wovens industry is currently a leading contributor to landfill issues because of inadequate disposal techniques and their content consisting of plastics that can take years to decompose. With Lenzings new…