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Top fashion brands remain reliant on synthetics, guilty of greenwashing - report

A new study calls out some of the world's biggest fashion brands for their...

12 Jul 2021

Lego reveals first prototype brick made from recycled plastic bottles

The prototype uses PET plastic from discarded bottles and is the first brick...

24 Jun 2021

To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Dubbed the 'white flower' in SA, the negative effects of single-use plastic...

By Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 23 Jun 2021

New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic

The launch forms part of Mattel's goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or...

11 Jun 2021

L'Oréal Paris to cut 50% of carbon footprint by 2030

L'Oréal Paris has committed to reducing its carbon footprint by 50% per finished...

26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use...

22 Apr 2021

Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles

The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the...

14 Apr 2021

Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest

Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design...

30 Mar 2021

Corona pilots beer packaging made using surplus barley

Corona has introduced a new circular form of packaging for its six-packs, made...

18 Mar 2021

Plastic is part of the carbon cycle and needs to be included in climate calculations

Plastic pollution and climate change are two prominent environmental issues of...

By Xia Zhu 1 Mar 2021

Air pollution kills thousands in megacities despite Covid lockdowns

Air pollution caused tens of thousands of deaths in the world's five most...

By Michael Taylor 18 Feb 2021

What is sustainability accounting? What does ESG mean? We have answers

Sustainability is a hot topic today due to increasing awareness of climate...

By Leanne Keddie 3 Feb 2021




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