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Why is fashion talking about regenerative farming?

Brands like North Face, Allbirds and Patagonia, as well as the Kering luxury group, are all about agriculture these days. Here’s the dirt.
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Allbirds' new clothing line includes t-shirts made from crab shells

The eco-friendly startup launched with shoes. With its debut apparel collection, it is now a fully fledged fashion brand.
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Elizabeth Segran: Governments should regulate the fashion industry

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Allbirds charts climate-positive path amid climate change

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Rothy's wants you to wear its eco-friendly shoes all year

The brand just launched boots and a new material made from Merino wool, to keep your feet cozy during the winter months.
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Allbirds responds to Amazon over allegedly copied shoe design

“If anyone doesn’t have an excuse for becoming more sustainable, it’s Amazon,” Allbirds CEO Joey Zwillinger told Co.Design.
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How the Green New Deal could reshape the fashion industry

Fashion and manufacturing contributes to about a tenth of the world’s greenhouse gases. But startups are showing their more established counterparts how to build carbon-neutral businesses.
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Native's Plant Shoes are 100% biodegradable

Instead of tossing these in the trash when you wear them through, drop them in your compost bin, where they’ll naturally decompose (yes, the soles too).
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