Browsing the "t-shirts" Tag

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

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.

August 6th

Adidas Unveils First Collection of Waterless Dyed T-Shirts

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.

August 10th

sustainablog Approved: HumanWear Organic Tees

Editor’s note: sustainablog Approved is an occasional series of posts profiling vendors in our Green Choices product comparison engine, and the stories behind their products and green business practices. We’ve already featured recycled paper furnishings maker Way Basics. Entrepreneurs find their inspiration and motivation through a variety of influences: the simple desire to make some […]

Gorillas, Break Dancing, T-Shirts and Skateboards: EDUN LIVE Presents “Made in Africa”

As our friends over at Feelgood Style have noted, EDUN Apparel, the company founded by Ali Hewson (wife of U2 frontman Bono), isn’t just in the business of making stylish green clothing.  The company’s vision includes using trade (rather than aid) to support sustainable community development in the developing world, and encouraging the fashion industry […]

November 24th