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    Gold Toe launches sock recycling program with TerraCycle

    Participants will receive points they can convert into donations to nonprofits, schools or charitable organizations.

    By March 30, 2023
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    Fashion companies see emissions rise despite climate pledges

    Out of 55 organizations that pledged to halve their emissions by 2030, 38% saw these figures increase last year, says UN report. 

    By March 28, 2023
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    Here’s where fossil fuels exist in the fashion industry’s supply chain

    Many brands focus on sustainable initiatives like reducing packaging waste, but researchers found that producing cotton and polyester accounted for a much greater share of greenhouse gas emissions.

    By March 27, 2023
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    Ulla Johnson debuts resale platform with Archive

    The Brooklyn-based designer’s new program, called Ulla Johnson PreLoved, will allow customers to sell their pre-owned womenswear pieces for cash or brand credit.

    By March 23, 2023
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    L’Oréal takes a step toward more sustainable ingredients with investment in Geno-led venture

    The beauty giant joins Unilever as a founding investor in the venture, which aims to develop alternatives to frequently used ingredients.

    By Xanayra Marin-Lopez • March 23, 2023
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    David’s Bridal releases wedding gown collection made partly from recycled fibers

    The company said it wants to appeal to consumers who are looking for more sustainable options for big purchases.

    By March 23, 2023
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    Resale fashion search engine launches

    Chinese tech company DejaWooo received its first seed investment in 2021 and last week announced the launch of its platform.

    By Xanayra Marin-Lopez • March 21, 2023
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    Fashion makeover: 5 ways to rethink the industry in 2023

    Analysts say brands have to look beyond NFTs and buzzy collaborations to bring greater agility to its supply chain, transparency to its sustainability efforts and practicality to its tech adoption. 

    By , Shaun Lucas • March 20, 2023
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    Gucci launches resale and redesign initiatives

    The Italian luxury goods brand is deepening its relationship with resale platform Vestiaire, while parent company Kering says it will cut its greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2035.

    By March 20, 2023
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    H&M taps ThredUp for resale program

    A “collabs” section allows shoppers to buy pre-owned items from designer collections. The move comes as the retailer works to remake its sustainability image.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • March 14, 2023
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    Outdoor brands lead branded resale market while luxury brands lag, report finds

    Trove, a maker of online recommerce platforms, created an index to assess the marketing and practices of takeback programs.

    By March 14, 2023
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    Dr. Scholl’s collaborates with denim brand Re/Done on footwear collection

    The capsule collection follows several recent partnerships from the heritage brand, including team-ups with Ganni and GmbH.

    By March 10, 2023
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    Textile recycling startup Circ nabs $25M in latest funding round

    The company is one of the few players attempting to recycle cotton-polyester blends at scale — a feat that has so far been elusive.

    By March 9, 2023
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    Puma introduces kangaroo leather-free version of King soccer cleat

    The new Puma King Supercharge edition replaces kangaroo leather components with a proprietary nylon core upper that contains at least 20% recycled material.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Carhartt workwear partners with resale company Trove

    The heritage workwear and apparel brand plans to pilot the program across six U.S. stores before expanding nationwide later this year.

    By March 6, 2023
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    Resale dominates National Retail Federation’s ‘Big Show’

    Secondhand goods present retailers with a lucrative sales opportunity at an uncertain time for the industry, according to several presenters.

    By Daphne Howland • Jan. 19, 2023