Sustainable fashion can contribute to the safety of our environment, says Leyla Aliyeva

Leyla Aliyeva Explains Sustainable Fashion and Why It Matters to the Environment

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 […]

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eCommerce Offers a Chance for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

The popularity of online shopping is at an all-time high. Although a portion of this rise in popularity can be attributed to the Covid-19 pandemic, the ecommerce industry was well on its way to overtaking traditional brick-and-mortar businesses already. The business model connects consumers with a greater number of suppliers and a much larger variety […]

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!

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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How to Help Save Earth: 7 Books on Green Living

The world keeps changing and so does people’s consciousness. Today, we hear more and more discussions about healthy eating, personal and spiritual development, the responsibility we have in relation to how our actions impact the environment, and how sustainable attitudes can change our lives for the better. Sustainability, in particular, is a new, multidisciplinary field […]