• New Cotton Project marks halfway point with H&M and Adidas

    9 days ago - By Fashion United

    Image: New Cotton Project
    The New Cotton Project has announced its completion of the first half of its three year project, which it has marked with the release of its first white paper and commercial collection launches with H&M and Adidas.
    Launched in 2020, the consortium, which consists of 12 players within the manufacturing value chain and research institutes, was formed as a response to the EU's plans to push for a circular economy within textiles.
    Over its lifetime, the initiative is planning to collect and sort end-of-life textiles which could be regenerated using Infinited Fiber...
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  • Safilo expands use of sustainable materials and joins The Fashion Pact

    9 days ago - By Fashion United

    Image: Safilo Group
    Eyewear manufacturer and distributor Safilo have joined The Fashion Pact to commit to environmental goals to stop global warming, restore biodiversity and protect the oceans as part of its purpose-led sustainability strategy.
    The Fashion Pact is a global coalition of companies in the fashion and textile industry, including ready-to-wear, sport, lifestyle and luxury brands, alongside their suppliers and distributors that are committed to addressing global environmental challenges.
    “At Safilo we believe that the only meaningful business is the sustainable one,” said...
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  • H&M launches Sustainable Fashion and Journalism Awards with CSM

    9 days ago - By Fashion United

    Image: H&M Sustainable Fashion and Journalism Awards 2022 winners
    H&M's UK division has launched its new annual Sustainable Fashion and Journalism Awards with the goal of supporting designers and fashion journalists in accelerating the shift to circular fashion.
    Four winners of the inaugural scholarships will each receive a grant to support their collections and degree projects, as well as further networking and visibility opportunities.
    To launch the initiative, the retailer has partnered with fashion academy Central Saint Martins , with three of its course leaders involved in the awards'...
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