Circular economy “Learning Hub” launched

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new Learning Hub where people can discover more about the circular economy and implement it into their businesses. The Learning Hub tackles questions such as: What is the circular economy? What can I do within my business? How do I describe what the circular economy is to my colleagues, friends, and family? Using interactive multimedia content, Ellen MacArthur … Continue reading Circular economy “Learning Hub” launched

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation issues new guidelines for making denim more sustainable

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has issued new guidelines designed to transform the way denim is produced to be more sustainable, and to lessen its impact on the environment. The Jeans Redesign Guidelines set out minimum requirements on garment durability, material health, recyclability, and traceability. Based on the principles of the circular economy, the guidelines will work to ensure jeans last longer, can easily be recycled, … Continue reading The Ellen MacArthur Foundation issues new guidelines for making denim more sustainable

#WearNext: New York City-wide campaign to fight fashion waste urges people to donate their clothes

#WearNext, a city-wide effort to tackle waste and pollution in the fashion industry, has launched in New York City. The campaign, which launched on 4 March and runs until 9 June, will see some of the biggest names in fashion collaborate for the first time in a campaign to save clothes from landfill in New York. New Yorkers can drop off their old clothes at … Continue reading #WearNext: New York City-wide campaign to fight fashion waste urges people to donate their clothes

What is a Circular Economy?

A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, get the maximum value from them whilst in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life. This circular approach is a potential solution to the drain on resources on the planet. The circular … Continue reading What is a Circular Economy?