Microfiber Innovation Challenge with Barbara Martinez

Did you know that plastic microfibers from our clothing are the source of 35% of all microplastics in the ocean? This week we are joined by Barbara Martinez from Conservation X Labs to tell Noel and Jacob about their challenge that will award $650,000 in prizes to winning innovations, how this could revolutionize textiles, and why curling teams need to make a comeback!

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Conscious Consumerism Trends On the Rise

While 2020 will always now be remembered as ‘the year of the coronavirus pandemic’, it’s easy to forget just how significant a period of time it has been in the fight against climate change, as well as the increase of conscious consumerism. One of the – if not the biggest – global issue we as […]

The Biofriendly Podcast - Episode 77 - Vegan Leather

Vegan Leather

Faux leather, also mostly known as pleather, has been around for decades as the less-expensive alternative to real leather, but can often be a problem for the environment when made from plastic. Noel and Jacob uncover a world of pineapple chaps and apple skin handbags as they learn about some cool methods for making vegan leather that could revolutionize uniforms for vampire hunters!

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Environmental and Personal Advantages to Being Thrifty

No matter what fashion trends we see coming in or out, we can guarantee with the current status of our environment, secondhand shopping is going to be a trend that will stick. Shopping only secondhand can take some time to get used to but, once you get there, you’ll find there are so many benefits […]

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Eco Fashion vs. Conventional Clothing

The term “eco-friendly fashion,” and any other form of sustainable design, has had its fair of ups and downs in this brand-overloaded world. With the mind of leaving a negative carbon footprint and affecting the planet by using conventional fabrics that harm the planet, opting for an environmental choice of clothing should be our top […]

Weekly Greens: Earth Day Edition

Image by llee_wu Happy Earth Day! It is estimated that over a billion people in 190+ countries around the world are participating in Earth Day events and activities every year. Some are attending city-wide or local events while others are working on a more personal level to contribute their small part to A Billion Acts […]