Category: Business

Sustainable Fashion Sent to Your Doorstep From Subscription Box Brand ‘And We Evolve’

Sustainable Fashion Sent to Your Doorstep From Subscription Box Brand ‘And We Evolve’

United States: The subscription box world has blown up to the point that now there’s almost no need to buy anything in the store, anymore. I get the appeal, though the shipping materials and fuel make them less than sustainable. Modern women are expected to juggle so much, whether they have children or not. There’s...

Restoring Australia with Officeworks

Restoring Australia with Officeworks

Australia is one of the worst performing developed nations when it comes to habitat loss. According to a study published in the journal of Nature, Australia is in the top seven countries responsible for 60 percent of the world’s biodiversity loss between 1996 and 2008. This widespread habitat loss is a direct consequence of land...

SportsArt’s Eco-Friendly Fitness Equipment Turns Human Energy Into Electricity

SportsArt’s Eco-Friendly Fitness Equipment Turns Human Energy Into Electricity

No industry is immune from the influence of sustainability, including the sports and fitness industries. While apparel brands such as Adidas and Nike attract the largest share of attention for innovative use of sustainable materials and implementing sustainability practices, gym studios and fitness equipment manufacturers are taking sustainability to a whole new level – turning human...

World Oceans Day Installation Shows 1,580kg Plastic Waste Dumped in Australia’s Oceans Every Hour

World Oceans Day Installation Shows 1,580kg Plastic Waste Dumped in Australia’s Oceans Every Hour

Brisbane, Australia: Everywhere we turn it seems another iconic business is jumping on board the plastic pollution bandwagon – but we’re not complaining. One such company is Corona. In partnership with oceans advocacy organisation Parley for the Oceans, Corona is hijacking iconic symbols of paradise to show the impact of plastic pollution in our oceans....

Support Sustainable Fashion Label Good Krama and Receive Good Karma

Support Sustainable Fashion Label Good Krama and Receive Good Karma

When we received an email from slow fashion brand GOOD KRAMA about their latest Kickstarter campaign, I skim-read it, checked out the press kit and peeked at the website and thought, Finally, a Kickstarter we can get behind! Many of the crowdfunding campaigns recently sent our way have been disappointing to say the least. It’s almost like some...

The Live Export Trade Is Unethical. It Puts Money Ahead of Animals’ Pain

The Live Export Trade Is Unethical. It Puts Money Ahead of Animals’ Pain

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Author: Peter Singer, Professor of Ethical Issues in Biotechnology, Justice and the Human Good, University of Melbourne Last month millions of Australians saw footage of sheep dying slowly from heat and thirst while being shipped on the Awassi Express from Fremantle in Western Australia to Doha, Qatar. The voyage was...

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018: Is Your Fashion Label Eligible to Win This $6000 Prize?

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018: Is Your Fashion Label Eligible to Win This $6000 Prize?

The Sustainable Fashion Awards (SFA) offers one designer or fashion brand a chance to win $3,000 while simultaneously donating that exact same amount to a participating NGO partner of choice. Total prize value is USD $6000! The initiators behind this award, Jak&Jil, an online fashion platform and the e-commerce part of tech startup Mucca. Together they believe in...

Stirring Change: The Youth Fashion Summit and Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018

Stirring Change: The Youth Fashion Summit and Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018

Melbourne Australia: The Youth Fashion Summit (YFS) was held in Copenhagen, Denmark last week and brought together 112 students from around the world. It was one of the side events held in conjunction with Copenhagen Fashion Summit (CFS), the biggest sustainable fashion event in the world, where CEOs, industry leaders and innovators discuss where fashion...