Inditex invests in first poly-cotton recycler to eliminate clothing waste

Inditex, eco investment company Breakthrough Energy Ventures, US textile manufacturer Miliken & Company and investment firm Lansdowne Partners all contributed to the funding round that will be used to complete engineering work on Circ’s larger-scale poly-cotton recycler facilities. Previous investors joining Circ’s latest round of funding include 8090 Partners, Alante Capital, Card Sound Capital, and

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M&S launches sustainability innovation challenge

British retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched its inaugural sustainability innovation challenge for start-ups, which will offer successful solution providers the opportunity to trial their offerings within M&S’ supply chain. Innovators can apply within one of two categories, addressing either the challenge of sustainable agriculture or changing consumer behaviors. Stuart Ramage, head of M&S’

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Visionary Meta luxe Fuses AR Innovation with NFT Technology to Bring Digital Fashion to the Forefront of Web3

Stemming from the two founders’ experience in amassing an online presence of over 4 million social media followers for its storied men’s fashion company, Hellman Retail Group, the move to NFTs seemed a fitting evolution into the next digital frontier. The Meta luxe genesis NFT collection contains 10,000 expertly crafted suits, each designed by hand

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Cotton apron that captures CO2 from air

In a unique innovation that paves way for sustainable fashion, H&M-backed researchers developed a technique that processes cotton clothing which captures greenhouse gas from the air. As part of the pilot project, the crew from a Stockholm restaurant is now wearing aprons fashioned out of the same textile. Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and

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Ebele Udoh using technology to disrupt fashion in Africa

Tech and Fashion industry. Named “Entrepreneur of the Year” 2019 at the Eloy Awards, a renowned platform that celebrates women making impact and driving change in their sector, in 2016 she founded African Designers Mall (ADM), an e-commerce platform that provides Fashion and Art Entrepreneurs an access to the global market with the tap of

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