Turning Food into Wearables I’m sure many of us have ever dreamed of transforming our favourite food into something we could wear. With pop stars like
That brilliant, fire-engine red colour of your favourite dress, the royal purple of your favourite shirt and even the earthy brown of your fluffy bath towel
According to a report from Cambridge University, approximately 50,000 tons of dye...
3-4 kg of greenhouse gasses are emitted by each garment thrown into a landfill.
6kg washing load drains 700,000 synthetic fibres into waste water, killing marine life.
An item of clothing travels 32,000 kms or 20,000 miles to get to it final consumer.
1800 chemicals are used in the textile life cycle; many could harm humans.
Cotton is thirsty plant and use 3% of all water consumed by agriculture.
Ahimsa means non-violence in Urdu (Indian language). Ahimsa silk, like the name suggests is a process of non-violent silk manufacturing that does not harm silkworms unlike
We’ve all been in a similar situation; your favourite pair of jeans are now too tight for you but you just can’t let go. Or, you’ve
Consider this: In 2013, Americans alone discarded 15.1 million tons of clothing and other textiles, and 85 % of that wound up in landfills. According to
Factors in understanding textile sustainability Sustainability has become a buzz word in the fashion and textile industry, but what do we mean when we say it?