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Sustainability Archives


Sock retailer joins the fight against textile waste

Manrags has just announced a new recycling initiative and equity crowdfunding campaign.
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Subscription sock company stepping up against textile waste

Manrags is offering to pick up unwanted clothing, linen and shoes from consumers' doorstep.

Aid agencies to grade fashion industry’s response during COVID-19 crisis

Annual report on fashion supply chains to examine whether brands stood by workers during COVID-19.
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Good news: We’re making progress on the textile waste problem

From wild grasses to fabric: A look at the innovative tech companies making fashion more sustainable.

Many companies had been planning to go carbon neutral. Then came Covid-19

H&M, Pandora and other retailers say they're still committed to sustainability.

Single-use bags on chopping block in NSW

Single-use plastic bags could be banned in NSW within 18 months.

Major retailers pledge sustainable initiatives at National Plastics Summit

Coles, Woolworths, Australia Post amoung retailers pledging to change relationship with plastics.

Kathmandu embraces solar power to reach net zero target by 2025

Outdoor retailer opens first solar-powered store in Victoria.

Sustainable is the new ticket to play

How a circular textile economy can be both a sales opportunity and risk management strategy.

Is the dress green or red? Planet-friendly couture won’t be for everyone but it can lead the way

How far is the fashion industry from being a “completely sustainable” industry?

5 minutes with Frank Green’s Ben Young

We catch up with the designer of reusable, and stylish, coffee cups.

Brand that makes jackets out of plastic water bottles to open its first store

Ena Pelly is opening a bricks-and-mortar store, following success online.

“A new line in the sand”: Peri Macdonald talks green shopping centre design

A Q&A with Frasers Property's executive general manager of retail.

The Iconic partners with Salvos, AusPost to keep old clothes out of landfill

Online retailer offers pre-paid postage labels for customers to donate old clothes.

Supply and demand: Why sustainability is the answer

Being a socially- and environmentally-friendly retailer is no longer an option in this current climate, it just makes go...

Shoes of Prey founder takes fresh approach to plant-based meat

Michael Fox shares the key lessons he’s learned from the start-up world.

“We have the obligation to step up”: General Pants leads bushfire-relief efforts

Retailers join forces to donate profits to the Red Cross this Thursday.

Pinterest reveals the top 100 trends of 2019

From beeswax wraps to gold wedding dresses, here are the biggest trends from the past year.

Best of 2019: Sustainability

Here are some of our favourite sustainability stories from 2019.