clothing recycling

Recycling Mystery: Clothing

We have a clothing problem in the United States and …

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7 Retailers with Impressive Recycling Programs

Although many common household items are easy for most of us to recycle through municipalities, others are more complicated. Some retailers have stepped up by offering recycling programs to encourage wider participation. These seven retailers that…

How You Can Support Sustainable Product Design

When the crew of the Apollo 17 left the Earth’s orbit on Dec. 17, 1972, they took the first photograph of the Earth in full view. The “Blue Marble” went on to be one of the mostly widely distributed images ever. This photograph…

How (And Why) H&M Is Trying On Clothing Recycling

The fast fashion industry has been under increased scrutiny in recent years, and rightly so. Some environmentalists claim that the clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world — trailing only oil in its impact on the environment……

Textile Recycling Initiative Seeks To Save Fashion

The fashion industry is said to be the second dirtiest industry in the world, second only to big oil.  When most of us think of pollution, we think of auto exhaust, factories, or power plants — not our clothing. In fact, cotton production is…