George at Asda to use recycled plastic bottles to make clothes

It has also peldged to use only recyclable materials in its packaging by 2025

Fast fashion: Are your clothes damaging the planet?

Watch the short fact film to find out about the environmental costs of fast fashion

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Asics sprints towards sustainability with recycled Olympic kits

The sportswear brand is recycling old clothes to make uniforms for Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic teams in 2020

UK clothing goes green with a wardrobe full of emissions savings

WRAP says its Sustainable Clothing Action Plan 2020 has helped generate an 11.9% reduction in the carbon footprint per tonne of garments

Sustainability hits the high street with new H&M clothing line

It hopes the range of recycled products will showcase the increasing possibilities of sustainable fashion

C&A buttons up ‘world’s most sustainable jeans’

The environmentally-conscious fashion brand says its denim garments are ‘infinitely recyclable’

‘Public deluded about amount they need to own and how much they waste’

Relocation firm Movinga says people must cut down on damaging levels of consumption

Halloween horror for sustainability as 7m costumes binned

Halloween season is a horror for sustainability, with last year seeing seven million costumes ending up in the bin. Instead of giving up the ghost, the North London Waste Authority has launched its #SewSpooky campaign to reduce cost and waste by encouraging more people to make outfits themselves and to give old outfits a new […]

Sustainable stitching squeezed from Sicily’s oranges

  Waste from juiced Sicilian oranges is now being made into sustainable clothes. Adriana Santonocito, a former design student in Milan, had the idea in 2011 to use the abundant amount of orange rinds generated in her native city of Catania to create environmentally friendly textiles. Many thousands of tonnes of citrus fruit are juiced […]

Green clothing comes into style

Members of a sustainable clothing group have outperformed the rest of the industry in cutting carbon, water and waste. That’s according to a new report from WRAP, which suggests signatories to the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP) have helped slash the environmental impact of the UK clothing sector. The not-for-profit sustainability organisation’s programme, which aims […]