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Sustainability

Sustainability Archives

Can Modibodi make reusable nappies as convenient as disposable ones?

An expert in leaks, Modibodi is bringing its moisture-wicking and odour-fighting innovations to the reusable nappy marke...

New Zealand’s Deadly Ponies to open first Australian store

Deadly Ponies’ first Australia store is scheduled to launch early next month on Armadale’s High Street.

Countdown parent’s supplier guide ranks packaging materials

Woolworths has published a list of good and bad packaging materials for its suppliers to refer to as it works to adopt e...

How retailers are pushing for plastic-free beyond July

Retailers advance sustainability efforts beyond Plastic Free July with recycling and refill programs on the rise.

When sex toys go circular

New Zealand online retailer Adult Toy Megastore has recently announced the launch of its recycling program, the first of...

Why major brands like Adidas, LVMH are backing sustainable textile startups

Support for textile recycling is rising as the fashion industry comes under pressure to solve its waste problem.

Foodstuffs to remove single-use produce bags

Customers will see a range of trial products hitting the shop floor as part of the move including multi-use bags, nylon ...

How Retykle changed the Chinese belief that buying secondhand is bad luck

Building trust with local consumers helped luxury childrenswear platform Retykle to change Chinese consumers’ mindset th...

How Nookie designer Nikita Sernack got her start in fashion

Nookie designer Nikita Sernack shares the core business objectives for new brand Rumer and why she resisted the pressure...

Sheridan returns cotton products to soil in textile waste trial

New trial explores whether end-of-life cotton products can support soil health and serve as a solution to textile waste....

“Flawed from the outset”: Behind the downfall of David Jones Food

David Jones’ parent suggests a move towards concessions model and longlife products to save ailing food business.

Plant balls and secondhand furniture: Meet the Ikea of the future

Here's how the retailer is transforming its product range and the way it operates to be climate positive by 2030.

The Body Shop is going 100 per cent vegan

“Our decision to go 100 per cent vegan is the a natural next step for The Body Shop,” said global brand director Lionel ...

Lush: Why beauty needs to go beyond sustainability

Ethical beauty retailer Lush said it is moving beyond sustainability and taking steps toward regeneration.

Why Rip Curl is barrelling into sustainable surfwear

With the recent announcement of a wetsuit recycling program, Rip Curl is looking at other ways it can be kinder to the p...

Offcut launches limited-edition cap design with Kathmandu

The Offcut x Kathmandu Collection will be launched on June 4.

Shopless to give 20 per cent of turnover to charities

The company will contribute 20 per cent of its revenue to non-profit organisations across the country, including ChangeM...

How major brands like Kmart and H&M plan to boost garment worker wages

A coalition of the world’s big fashion and footwear brands will soon boost the wages of production workers in developing...

Valentino decision to ditch fur “encouraging” but more transparency needed

Valentino is the latest luxury fashion brand to scrap the use of fur in its collections, but animal welfare organisation...

Bangladeshi manufacturer calls out brands for cancelling orders

Brands should be held to account for the way they treat suppliers, the head of one of Bangladesh’s biggest manufacturing...

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