Browsing the "t-shirts" Tag

How One Small Business is “Refrying” T-Shirts into “Funner” Upcycled Fashions [Interview]

August 6th, 2013 | by Talancia Pea

T-shirts are a comfortable, inexpensive and fun way to tell others about things that interest you. Unfortunately, they also are quickly piling up in America’s landfills, which collect about 12.4 million tons of textile waste each year. Lisa Stout, founder and Chief Upcycling Officer at Refried Tees is working to lessen this outrageously high amount by creating her entire clothing line from reclaimed t-shirts


Adidas Unveils First Collection of Waterless Dyed T-Shirts

August 10th, 2012 | by Talancia Pea

Sportswear manufacturing giant adidas nabbed a game-changing move from Nike, one of its largest competitors, to forever alter the textile dyeing industry. The internationally-known company unveiled it's first collection of t-shirts colored using DryDye, a sustainable and completely waterless process to dye polyester fabrics, last month


Sometimes, a T-Shirt Does Make One a Change Agent

June 6th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Yep, we've all seen those folks who think a progressive message on a t-shirt (or a bumper sticker, etc.) actually makes a difference. In most cases, no: just a bit more action is needed to play the role of change agent. But if that shirt comes from San Francisco's Lonesome George & Co., you might just have a good argument



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