Gucci to cut number of fashion shows to reduce clothing waste

The fashion giant plans to host just two “seasonless” catwalk shows each year and suggests clothes need to last longer than a single season

Fashion industry branded ‘second-largest polluter after aviation’

A new survey suggests fast fashion is fast damaging the environment, generating 92 million tonnes of textile waste a year

H&M reaches 97% sustainable cotton use in 2019

During the last year, H&M has also collected 29,005 tonnes of garments for recycling and reuse, equivalent to about 145 million t-shirts

Surfdome and Patagonia ride the wave of plastic-free packaging

The new partnership will see the removal of plastic polybags from clothes orders in a bid to decrease lifecycle carbon dioxide emissions and pollution

Sockmaker sorts labels made from recycled coffee cup fibres

Pantherella has partnered with papermaker James Cropper to launch the new eco-friendly new packaging for its products

Fashion industry ‘responsible for 1.7bn tonnes of greenhouse gases each year’

New research suggests wasted clothing costs the global economy around £414 billion annually

M&S provides support for recycling with new bra scheme

The retailer is placing collection boxes in fitting rooms so old bras can be handed in, processed and reused

Circular clothing hits the catwalk at Dutch Design Week

Trash-2-Cash suggests textile waste should be chemically regenerated

Recycled denim going on sale in H&M

Plastic milk bottles and cardboard cereal boxes aren’t the only everyday items which can be recycled – clothes can be too. European fashion brand H&M is selling five new items in stores made from recycled clothing. Denim pieces such as jeans, jackets and a gilet (pictured) made out of recycled cotton will go on sale […]

Cambodia goes big on industry biomass?

Cambodia has launched a four year project to promote biomass energy in its industrial sector, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported. The country’s Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy has begun a $5.6 million (£3.6m) project for renewable projects using biomass, supported by UN cash, officials said. The scheme will cover five sectors, including food […]