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Fashion needs to adopt Life Cycle Thinking

Fashion needs to adopt Life Cycle Thinking Did you know that the first apparel industry Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) was conducted in 2007 by Levis? LCA provides detailed information about inputs and outputs present in the manufacturing of a product, but it requires technical knowledge, time and investment to be conducted. In comparison to in-depth…

SDGs for Better Fashion

SDGs for Better Fashion: Our commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals By Melissa O de León In 2018, we committed to integrate the @UnitedNations Sustainable Development Goals in everything we do. ⠀Our initiative ‘SDGs for Better Fashion’, wide-spreads the connection between the 17 goals and the global fashion industry, and provides strategies to address the environmental…

Sustainability and the construction of profit in the textile chain

Sustainability and the construction of profit in the textile chain by Larissa Roviezzo, REGENERATE's cofounder * Article originally posted in FFW fashion portal - Translated from Portuguese As a sustainability consultant, I have participated in numerous discussions that sought to find sustainable solutions for our industry. Topics such as the use of new materials, companies…

8 Design Strategies for a sustainable and circular-oriented fashion

Our Sustainable Fashion Cards feature eight Design Strategies, that provide solutions and different approaches for a more conscious and circularity-oriented clothing development.  We shared these strategies in a series of posts on our Instagram, and you can access the compiled content below!  Design for Circularity focuses on choosing long lasting, innovative and/or up-cycled materials, and…

Why fashion will play a big role in the implementation of the EU Circular Action Plan

The European Union has launched its Circular Economy Action Plan this March, with a set of improvement measures targeted for the Textiles sector. We at Regenerate have made sure to update ourselves with its content. Textiles was elected as a priority value chain along with electronics, ICT, furniture, and high impact intermediary products - such…