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Eco-Conscious Bag Site, RuMe, Cashes in with $3.45 Million

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Reusable bag company, RuMe, just raised $3.45 million, according to a Form D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday. RuMe, short for ReUseMe, was launched on Earth Day 2008 by husband and wife team, Jae and Katy Lee, to “meet the growing needs of environmentally conscious consumers who didn’t want to sacrifice style and functionality for sustainability,” according to ... Read More »

EcoFashion: The ‘New’ Trend to Look out For

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The fashion industry is fast paced, dynamic and continually shifting. Fashion designers, fashionistas and consumers are constantly in search for the newest trends. Designers are challenged to think outside the box and not only create unique designs, but also new techniques in production and distribution. The newest trend catching on is much more substantial than the designer and the consumer. ... Read More »

Fashion’s Largest Clothing Brands Commit to “Fashion Loved by Forest” Campaign

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Two of the world’s largest clothing brands and retail leaders, H&M and Inditex-Zara parent company, have recently committed to eliminate endangered forests from all of their rayon and viscose clothing in the “Fashion Loved by Forest” campaign. In partnership with environmental organization Canopy and backed by sustainability brand Loomstate, the companies, the companies have made this huge move in order ... Read More »

Civic Shopping Provides Non-Profits and Other Organizations with New Opportunities

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Cause-commerce ecosystem, Civic Shopping, recently launched the first phase, “call for non- profits” of their new program in the Greater Pittsburgh area for consumers to sign up with no cost. The goal of civicshopping.com is to turn normal consumer purchases into easy donations to charity and fundraising activities. They combine both offline and online consumer purchases to help fund non-profit ... Read More »