Consumption

Making the alternatives mainstream

“Sustainable services should be easy and rewarding to use”

RePack's idea is easy: Buy an item, bring it home in a reusable bag. Put the bag in a post box–and it will be used again. ...

Raw Materials

Why don’t we talk about wool?

Making recycled textiles synonymous with luxury

Filippa K explores the extended use of recycled wool to reduce land use, water waste and toxic emissions. Making fashion from wool scraps is also a ma...

Raw Materials

Why don’t we talk about wool?

Silvopastoral farming could be part of the climate change revolution

Silvopastoral systems combine forestry and grazing in a mutually beneficial way; protecting soil, reducing animals' stress levels and often secur...

Consumption

Making the alternatives mainstream

Making selling as easy as shopping

Sellpy is one of Sweden’s fastest growing startups and their idea is simple: to help people sell old clothes and goods and to make it as easy to sel...

Looping

Making use of what's already there

Hussein Chalayan’s disappearing dress

How can we apply new materials and new techniques to make high fashion more sustainable? Hussein Chalayan is the master of transformative design in Pa...

Raw Materials

What comes after cotton?

Plastics for the post-oil era

While wastewater is typically viewed as pollution, Veolia works to transform wastewater into raw material feedstock. The technique has great potential...

Production

Applying gaming principles to real life challenges

Keeping track of toxic chemicals

The FW:Learning project was created to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals in the textile industry. The idea is to provide key suppliers with inform...

Raw Materials

What comes after cotton?

Creating clothes that benefit the environment

The Swedish non-profit organization Dedicated Institute works cross-disciplinary to create climate-positive projects. ...

Looping

Making use of what's already there

Turning your morning coffee into clothing

As natural fibers become increasingly scarce, textile innovation is the future of fashion. New materials – or repurposed ingredients – have the po...

Looping

Making use of what's already there

Spinning fashion from milk

Do chemically untreated fibers exist? They do, and one of them is made from milk. Qmilk’s journey started when Anke Damaske turned her kitchen into ...