Series Highlights Nairobi Motor Taxi Drivers

Series Highlights Nairobi Motor Taxi Drivers

by Andy Smith at Hi-Fructose Magazine • 2020-01-21 14:05:12 Photographer Jan Hoek collaborated with Ugandan-Kenyan fashion designer Bobbin Case on a project focused on the Boda Boda motor taxis roaming Nairobi. As the drivers crafted vibrant and accessorized bikes to stand out each other, the pair worked with a set of them to create attire …

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Recycled fabric

Fashion's latest trend? Why H&M, other big brands are investing in garment recycling

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – 2:00am Shutterstock The fashion industry has a pollution problem. If the industry continues on its current pathway, it could use more than a quarter of the carbon budget associated with a 2 degrees Celsius pathway by 2050, according to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. These skyrocketing emissions are compounded by the …

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A latte with the Starbucks logo in the foam

Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – 6:01am Shutterstockkordeo Part of Starbucks’ new aspirations involves shifting to reusable cups and other packaging. Starbucks is brewing a goal to become “resource positive” on carbon, water and waste, while eventually moving away from single-use packaging. The aspiration, which lacks a deadline, comes alongside three early sustainability commitments for 2030, …

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Inditex, apparel showroom

How companies can integrate a more sustainable materials strategy into their business

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – 1:30am Inditex Since 2001, the Inditex Group (which owns eight fashion brands including Zara) has integrated four consecutive multi-year sustainability plans into all phases of the product life cycle. In conjunction with the release of the Textile Exchange 2019 Material Change Index, GreenBiz has partnered with Textile Exchange to publish …

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The transformation of energy technology: learnings from CES 2020

The transformation of energy technology: learnings from CES 2020

Monday, January 20, 2020 – 12:00am Enel X Enel X joined the growing number of cleantech companies at CES for the first time this year, showcasing its products and solutions designed to address the challenges of today’s complex energy market. This article is sponsored by Enel X. Sustainability was a common thread at this year’s …

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Trying to measure circularity? Here are some tools to consider

In the Loop Monday, January 20, 2020 – 1:10am Shutterstock This article is adapted from GreenBiz’s weekly newsletter, Circular Weekly, running Fridays. Subscribe here. This week, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation released Circulytics, which it’s calling “the most comprehensive circularity measurement tool,” according to the announcement. As more companies set ambitious — albeit loosely defined — …

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