With climate change, plastic pollution, etc., the fashion industry isn’t always viewed as either a problem or solution in these times. According to Leyla Aliyeva, an environmental activist and entrepreneur, the clothing industry contributes significantly to environmental and human damage. Fortunately, Aliyeva believes sustainable fashion addresses many of these issues astonishingly well. She also believes […]
While the easiest way to go green for St. Patrick’s Day is to wear a piece of green clothing, when we say go green, we’re talking about doing so in a more biofriendly way. Celebrating holidays like St. Patrick’s Day can easily be done while still minimizing your impact on the environment around you….and that’s […]
Since we all know that fast fashion is an environmental disaster, we need sustainable solutions for how we get dressed. That’s why this week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcomed Alex Shadrow, also known as @Sustainabae on Instagram, to talk about creative ways to make your clothing last, becoming a secondhand fashion icon, and does every year have 12 seasons now?!
Buying used is a helpful way to be more sustainable! One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.
It’s no secret that we have been conditioned to consume the latest and greatest when it comes to stuff… especially clothing! This week we welcome Topper Luciani, CEO of Goodfair, a company that is putting thrift stores at your fingertips. Topper shares his story of how Goodfair came to be, Jacob confesses that he was a thrift store nerd, and turns out Noel is a Tick aficionado.
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!
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome Robert Luo, CEO and founder of the Los Angeles biotech start-up, Mi Terro, which converts food waste into sustainable material for clothing, packaging and medical supplies. Robert shares his inspiring story of how Mi Terro began, and that we don’t need to cry over spilled milk… we make it into a t-shirt!