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Sustainability

“The metaverse is just the beginning”: What lies ahead for fashion’s future

“The metaverse is just the beginning”: What lies ahead for fashion’s future

For most observers of the fashion industry, the technological impact of blockchain, Web 3.0, non fungible tokens (NFTs) and the decentralised metaverse are mostly met with a collective feeling of cognitive dis...
Why brands are developing an appetite for cutting food waste
Red Rooster adds EV charging to its menu
Woolworths, Pact team up to boost circular packaging
Myer, Close the Loop partner to recycle cosmetics packaging waste

Sustainability Archives

Why Snapchat is investing in Gen Z resale fashion app, Galaxy

The social media platform has just invested in US-based clothing resale app Galaxy, aimed at environmentally-conscious G...

Meet Unspun, the innovative brand using 3D tech to create custom-fit jeans

Unspun is a robotics and digital apparel company based in Hong Kong and San Francisco that builds custom jeans for each ...

Coles Group raises $1.7 million for food-delivery charity

Through the partnership, the retailer has donated unsold edible food to more than 1400 community groups across the count...

Meet rising star of the week: Kate Hall, Releaseit

Last month, we launched our first Rising Stars of Retail report in the May issue of Inside Retail Australia’s quarterly ...

Q&A with Levi’s MD: “Climate change is the existential crisis of our time”

Against a backdrop where companies’ emissions data is often uncertain or inaccurate, Levi Strauss and Co. is focusing on...

VIDEO | Fast Forward: What will retail look like in 2027?

In the second episode of our new video series on the future of retail, we cover food, fashion and the metaverse, and ask...

Cool kids: Why resale fashion app Depop has joined forces with The Sims

The resale fashion app and the long-running video game franchise have teamed up, giving retailers their best look yet at...

Ikea Australia lets customers buy second-life products

Customers can get 20 to 75 per cent off the original selling price by reserving goods 'As Is' online and collecting in-s...

How do you make a biodegradable jacket? Kathmandu tells all

The outdoor retailer recently launched a nylon jacket designed to break down in landfill. We spoke with the company’s he...

There’s $1 trillion of untapped potential in resale: Vestiaire Collective CEO

In the past few years, it’s no secret that consumer interest in resale has risen, particularly as major brands from H&M ...

What will it take for Pakistan’s textile industry to reach net zero?

Pakistan’s climate worries are putting sustainability and net zero emissions front and centre in the country’s fight aga...

Pushing the envelope: Memobottle to expand beyond water bottles

Memobottle, which makes rectangular plastic or steel water bottles in the same dimensions as A5, A6 and A7 pieces of pap...

From data to farming: How Puma, Allbirds are tackling emissions

With a number of ‘net-zero by 2030’ pledges from brands around the globe, the heat is on to find ways of reducing carbon...

Retailers welcome Queensland’s single-use plastics ban

From September 1 next year, the government has banned cotton buds with plastic stems, heavy-weight plastic bags, plastic...

How Rip Curl saved three tonnes of old wetsuits from landfill

The surf brand has been recycling worn out wetsuits into soft-fall matting in playgrounds for the past four years. Now i...