Saturday, July 31, 2021

Tag: Sustainable

Louis Vuitton Felt Line: bags to boost sustainable shopping

Louis Vuitton Felt Line: bags to boost your sustainable shopping credentials

For the Parisian maison’s A/W 2021 men’s show, artistic director Virgil Abloh unveiled a series of bags crafted using materials sourced through a sustainable, circular economy

The Covid-19 pandemic, to many a moment of reset and recalibration, has incentivised many shoppers to invest in clothing with a conscience. Sustainability-driven design is a key tenet of luxury conglomerate LVMH’s Life 360 plan, which highlights six lines of action, including a ‘circular approach to creativity’, which promotes reabsorbing materials into supply chains. 

A recycle and reuse mindset was integral to men’s

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H&M Unveils Virtual ‘Billion Dollar Collection’ Of Sustainable Fashion Solutions

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H&M Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the Swedish fashion giant H&M, has launched a new virtual fashion collection featuring ten startups and their sustainable fashion designs. The Billion Dollar Collection also shows the estimated price tag that the selected Global Change Award winners believe they’ll need to scale up and “truly change the fashion industry beyond capsule collections and pilots”. 

Ten companies and their sustainable fashion solutions are being showcased at the online Billion Dollar Collection, each of them previous winners of the H&M Foundation’s Global Change Awards since 2015. Beyond showing their innovative designs, from novel

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Sustainable shopping startup Helpful releases Mastercard debit card

Marking World Environmental Day, HELPFUL in partnership with Mastercard have today launched a free consumer debit card that creates a healthier planet with every purchase.

The HELPFUL debit Mastercard aims to challenge the banking world by offering a financial solution that puts the Planet First and appeals to a new breed of conscious consumer who wants their purchases to reflect their values, principles and lifestyles.

With over 150 sustainable brands on board, the partnership establishes one of the UK’s largest sustainable retail directories. Consumers who shop with brands from the directory will receive a reward of up to 10%

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MVRDV to Transform Eindhoven Shopping Centre into a Sustainable Cultural Quarter

MVRDV to Transform Eindhoven Shopping Centre into a Sustainable Cultural Quarter

Reflecting on the future of shopping centres and addressing their decline in visitors, MVRDV’s Heuvelkwartier design proposes converting Eindhoven’s Heuvel shopping venue into a green cultural quarter. The project brings together retail, culture and recreation, expanding the existing buildings while transforming the roofs into a park. The proposal also expands the Muziekgebouw with a stacked cultural building encased in a “glass mountain”, creating a new landmark for Heuvel.

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The project is the

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Sustainable fashion brands – CNN Underscored

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Whether it’s reducing waste or using sustainable beauty products, there are many things we can change in our daily routines to live in a more earth-friendly way. One way you can cut down on your environmental impact is ditching fast fashion and instead shopping sustainably. But it’s not as easy as you might think. Sustainability has become somewhat of a marketing ploy for many companies; that’s why we talked to experts to figure out what brands are actually sustainable and what you should look for when trying to make the switch to sustainable fashion.

So what exactly does

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11 best reusable grocery bags of 2021 for sustainable shopping

If you had a nickel for every time you brought your own bag to the store, would you have a piggy bank full, or not so much?

With many states, including New York, enforcing the plastic bag ban and charging per bag, the smartest and most eco-friendly move to make is to start bringing your own to the store.

Not only will you save some pennies, but you’ll be doing the environment a favor, reducing the number of single-use plastic bags that end up in the oceans and landfills. Especially with COVID-19, just be sure to wash your reusable bag

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