| trash talkin’ on tuesday – arvin goods | The Basics Company Setting Out to Reduce Textile Waste One Pair of Socks at a Time

One of the biggest issues surrounding the fashion industry is the amount of textile waste it produces. I’ve mentioned this issue before, but between all of the clothes we throw away every year, to all of the fabric that doesn’t get used during production, we’re creating one monster pile of textiles waste. According to the […]

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| trash talkin’ on tuesday – thread international | Thread International, the Company Turning Haiti’s Trash Into Fabric (And Creating Jobs While Doing It)

I’ll admit it, few materials in life are as convenient as plastic. It is used for gosh-darn, quite near everything in our lives — vehicles, packaging, electronics, clothing. I mean, you name it, plastic is probably in it. I’ll also admit that I may or may not sometimes overdo it when it comes to talking […]

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