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  1. May 02, 2019

    So-Called “Biodegradable” Plastic Bags Shown to Survive 3yrs at Sea and in Soil

    Recent research has revealed that single-use plastic carrier bags claiming to be “biodegradable” may not be so ecofriendly after all. In fact, some of the experiment’s variables were still able to function as shopping bags after spending 3…
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  2. April 29, 2019

    Simple patterns to print on your tote bags

    .blog-product-image{ text-align: center; max-height: 200px; display: inline-block; } Spots & Dots: A spot repeat pattern is can give surprisingly varied prints when small changes are made. Small dots give…
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  3. April 24, 2019

    Rana Plaza: Six Years On

    On the 24th of April 2013 the world awoke to the shocking, yet arguably inevitable news of another fast fashion factory collapse. Rana Plaza - a garment construction factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh is to date the biggest tragedy in the fashion…
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  4. April 04, 2019

    Fibre Focus: Banana

    Choosing a fibre from a design perspective can be challenging enough, but the fibre that a fabric is made from also has numerous environmental and social impacts. It can be difficult to work out the best option when selecting a…
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  5. April 02, 2019

    10 Ways to Use Your Reusable Tote Bag

    10 Ways to Use Your Reusable Tote Bag : Did you know that our tote bags can be used 5,000 times and can hold 15kg? Here are 10 fun ways you can use your reusable bag today to make sure it can live its life to the…
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  6. March 18, 2019

    Fibre Focus: Fish Leather

    Choosing a fibre form a design perspective can be challenging enough, but the fibre that a fabric is made from also has numerous environmental and social impacts. It can be difficult to work out the best option when selecting a fibre.…
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  7. March 14, 2019

    Fibre Focus: Pineapple

    Choosing a fibre from a design perspective can be challenging enough, but the fibre that a fabric is made from also has numerous environmental and social impacts. It can be difficult to work out the best option when selecting a fibre.…
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  8. March 08, 2019

    Catherine| Dashel

    Catherine is the founder of Dashel – an urban cycle helmet company that uses innovative materials and design techniques to encourage people to get outside and make the most of the natural world. All aspects of production take place in the UK,…
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  9. March 08, 2019

    Evie Keough| Boromi

    Evie is the founder of Boromi – an award-winning social enterprise that helps to give every child a fair start in life. Evie and her team do this by empowering families to connect, talk and play together at home, where it matters most. Boromi…
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  10. March 08, 2019

    Elka de Wit| 34.4º Skincare Naturally

    Another of our International Women’s Day inspirations is Elka de Wit, founder of 34.4º, a natural skincare brand that positively impacts society, the environment, and most importantly – the bees that help make 34.4º possible. Elka has built…
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