Is Fashion’s Eco-Consciousness More Than a Label Yet?

Is Fashion’s Eco-Consciousness More Than a Label Yet?

For years now, we’ve watched the old guard of the packaged-food industry get pummeled as consumers look to fill their grocery carts with trendier items bearing feel-good labels such as “natural” or “sustainably sourced.”

The beauty business, too, has had to adapt to this changing ethos; hence the proliferation of skincare products billed “eco-conscious” or “organic.”

So we can’t help but wonder: Is the apparel industry next?

Sustainable Fashion Innovator Makes Fiber From Banana Waste & Pineapple Leaves

Sustainable Fashion Innovator Makes Fiber From Banana Waste & Pineapple Leaves

In 1960, 97 percent of the fibers used in clothing came from natural materials. Today that number has fallen to 35 percent. But sustainable fashion veteran Isaac Nichelson wants to reverse that trend.

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

Starbucks to Eliminate Plastic Straws Globally by 2020

SEATTLE; July 9, 2018 – Today, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company operated and licensed stores by making a strawless lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world. Starbucks, the largest food and beverage retailer to make such a global commitment, anticipates the move will eliminate more than one billion plastic straws per year from Starbucks stores.