With a greater emphasis on bettering the environment, many of us are making a conscious effort on waste reduction. Brands are beginning to answer the public demand, working towards a circular economy. Did you know that many of our favourite brands now offer respective eco-schemes?
Reblogged from MyTree.TV
Businesses around the globe produce nearly as much waste as they do product — almost 110 million tons annually in the US alone. Washington State spent more than 500 million dollars on waste disposal, recycling, and composting in 2009. But what is the real cost to business and the community?
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Excerpt from the full original article by Senay Boztas on Guardian Circular Economy
Original Article: “Fish net bikinis and mushroom death suits – eco fashion in pictures”
by The Guardian
These brands are advancing the circular economy within fashion:
“When industry talks about “zero waste”, the goal is to send nothing besides hazardous waste to landfill. To achieve this, materials that previously would have been thrown away are recycled, repurposed or even designed out from the beginning. Simple enough. But is that what actually happens and do consumers even care?” – Sarah LaBrecque
Read the full original article on Guardian Sustainable Business. Find below a rough summary: