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How Nike is working to reduce its environmental footprint

Nike Inc. is working toward reducing the company’s environmental footprint. The company said Friday it is committed to reach 100 percent renewable energy in company owned and operated facilities by 2025. Nike Inc. is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Climate CoLab to help convey improvements in materials to the industry. Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Materials System Laboratory has …

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Burlington and Thread International team up to move closer to sustainability

Burlington Industries Inc. and Thread International have partnered together and are taking the next steps in their effort to become a leading manufacturer of more socio- and eco-conscious fabrics. Currently, Thread’s “Ground to Good” program works to remove plastic waste from the landfills, canals and streets of Haiti and Honduras. With their new partnership with Thread, Burlington stated they are …

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Re-Bello scores funding for sustainable fashion

Re-Bello, a Pineta di Laives, Bolzano Italy-based sustainable fashion site, just raised €500,000 in funding. Investors in the round include LVenture Group and Italian Brand Factory, which will provide the funds in three tranches, if specific milestones are reached by the Re-Bello team. Re-Bello, whose brand orginated by the union of the words REvolution and BELLO, develops and supplies sustainable …

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Crowdfunding Superstar of the Week: Wabi Sabi

In our Crowdfunding Superstar of the Week series, we take a look at the crowdfunded campaigns that are worth taking a closer look at. If you’re looking for another way to be eco-friendly, take a look at your wardrobe. Wabi Sabi EcoFashionConcept is a women’s contemporary fashion brand made with organic materials and luxury craftsmanship. According to the brand’s Kickstarter …

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