Sustainability Articles

Check out the second article in our four-part series about sustainability in the intimate apparel industry. For this go around we focus on environmental aspects in textile and accessory manufacturing.

Hans Buehr contributes another great article on sustainability in the garment industry, and explores the impact the machinery for manufacturing has on the environment and what we can do lessen…

No it’s not! Especially in the world of textile manufacturing and its consumption. This important article explores the history of textiles, their impact over the years, and what strategies to…

Hans Buehr explores the situation and challenges of sustainability from a garment manufacturer’s or textile producer’s point of view. Find out if automation is the answer.

Hans Buhr explores an innovative, sustainable concept that involves “sharing” or “renting” garments, thereby lengthening their lifecycle and reducing waste.

Discover the lost art of dying using organic, botanical dyes. Andrew Sia highlights a presentation given by Tommy Sueda at Interfiliere in March 2015. A fascinating look at its history,…

Read this call to action from Bob Langert, former VP of Sustainability for the McDonald’s Corporation. A heartfelt plea for non-governmental organizations to take up the mantle of environmental awareness…

For many companies, money is the main issue that prevents any move toward sustainability, despite the willingness and the need to do so. Hans Buehr takes us through the steps,…

Another article in the “green” series by Hans Buehr focuses on the sustainability issues we should be aware of in our own lives, at home and at work, and how…