Today’s Solutions: July 21, 2024

Wearable battery opens up new

Wearable battery opens up new possibilities for medical monitoring

Clothing with integrated electronic technology has a huge number of potential applications in the medical field. This technology can monitor vital signs, like breathing and muscle activity, as well as feed these stats back to computers, allowing cross talk between our clothing and machines. One Read More...

Fixing Fashion reduces textile

Fixing Fashion reduces textile waste with consumer education

Dutch designer Dave Hakkens has launched a new sustainable fashion collection, but he doesn’t want you to buy any of it. Instead, he uses this line to illustrate the different techniques he teaches users on Fixing Fashion, a platform that features instructions and video tutorials on how to Read More...

Smart textiles could influence

Smart textiles could influence the future of fashion

Imagine sending and receiving voice messages via your favorite sweater. Or watching a show on a display that is simultaneously the fabric of your trousers. This outlandish idea may actually be part of the future of fashion. Scientists have developed smart textiles that, like other advanced Read More...

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Get paid for sending old, shabby clothes to this fashion brand

More consumers are moving away from fast fashion in favor of purchasing clothes from thrift shops and businesses that prioritize the well-being of the planet above their profit margins. But where you get your fashion fix is only part of the environmental problem when it comes to Read More...

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Follow these 7 tips to become an expert thrift shopper

Thrift shopping is a stylish and effective way to reduce the impact that fashion has on the planet. It’s also trendy at the moment, which means there’s a whole array of different thrift shops and websites offering second-hand clothing for you to explore. Before you go hunting for second-hand Read More...

Levi’s announces collection

Levi’s announces collection of jeans made from hemp

Now that it is legal to cultivate hemp across the US, clothing brands are increasingly considering turning to this much-beloved material, that’s often touted not only for its strength but also for being more sustainable than cotton, requiring less water and land space. Now, those looking for a Read More...

Giving digital IDs to clothing

Giving digital IDs to clothing could help the fashion industry cut waste

The circular economy strives to be waste-free, by actively engaging in reuse, repair, recycling, remanufacturing, and resale. But for the fashion industry, a waste-free standard is hard to live up to. Currently, the business model supports a one-way supply chain: manufacture, distribute, and Read More...

Optimist View: Kamp Solutions

Optimist View: Kamp Solutions Magazine Summer 2020

The Kamp Solutions Summer 2020 magazine features great stories with solutions ranging from politics to food to sustainability. If you love The Optimist Daily, you'll love their stories too! Here's a breakdown of just some of the stories you can read in full at the link at the bottom of the Read More...

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Adidas unveils its roadmap towards 100 percent recycled plastic fabrics

Being one of the most popular clothing brands in the sports industry, you can imagine that Adidas produces a great number of clothing items and sports equipment. Most of this sportswear, however, involves a lot of plastic as part of its production material which, after use, usually ends up in Read More...

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Multinational retailer Urban Outfitters will start renting out clothes

The sharing economy is now making its way into the fashion industry as Urban Outfitters, a multinational retail company, looks to rent clothes to younger shoppers. In an effort to boost engagement with millennial-age consumers, the 49-year-old retailer is launching a new company called Nuuly by Read More...