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Threadcounts: Sustainable Fashion With the Help of the Blockchain

The Berlin startup Threadcounts is tracking and tracing the journey of fairtrade textiles - from farm, to consumer, to recycling centre. All with the help of the blockchain and a product passport that shows just how sustainable your clothing really is.

Can the Internet Help Secondhand Clothes Compete Against Fast Fashion?

The fast fashion market (and its huge environmental footprint) has been growing exponentially over the past few decades; while sales of secondhand clothing, facilitated by digital tools, are also on the rise. But is it enough to stem mainstream fashion's toxic tide?

HydroCotton: Cleaning Up the World’s Dirtiest Crop

Cotton is the world's "dirtiest crop" - with a huge environmental and social impact on our planet. Now one startup in London is looking at how tech could help make production more sustainable and transparent.

How Jeanologia Is Changing the Way the World Produces Denim

A Spanish company's technology is making jeans more sustainable by eliminating the usage of chemicals in the process, saving water and energy.

Closing the Clothing Loop: a Cradle to Cradle Platform for Fashion

The German design consultancy Design for Circularity aims to achieve true sustainability in the fashion industry by using an extended resource loop that reduces waste.

Oh My God! There’s A Shoe In My Fungi!

As the search for animal and environmentally-friendly leather products continues, here's an ingredient you would normally associate with an omelette: mushrooms.