The Environmental Cost of Cheap Disposable Products

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The term “single-use” refers to any item designed for disposal after one use, such as water bottles, grocery bags, or disposal cutlery. Although single-use items are widely used around the world for household or commercial purposes, they are also common in the medical field, including face masks, vinyl gloves, surgical robes, etc.  Why We Need …

How Blockchain Technology Can Promote Circularity Within the Fashion Industry

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The fashion industry has a sustainability problem. However, the extent of the problem is virtually unknown due to fashion’s global and decentralized supply chain. Blockchain, a new innovative technology commonly associated with bitcoin, has the potential to improve transparency in complex supply chains. An improvement in transparency is the first major step toward building a …

How Can We Use Transparency to Track the Second Life of Clothing?

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Society’s addiction to fashion is causing a devastating strain on the planet.  The First Step Towards Sustainable Fashion? Transparency. Cotton crops consume lots of water and require copious amounts of fertilizers and pesticides.  Whereas synthetic fibers, such as polyester, are made of plastic and therefore are derived from fossil fuels. Each year, billions of garments …

Why Zero Panik?

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The Textile Industry is a Dirty Business Why Zero Panik is dedicated to textile recycling The world of fashion allows individuals to freely express their creative selves, but behind the glitz and glamour lies a dark underbelly. As the calls against climate change and social inequities grow stronger, we can no longer ignore the fashion …