Tag: sustainability

14 Feb 2017

#Biotechnology Products: Sustainable Leather by @ModernMeadow Is Grown In A Lab, Not On An Animal

“We’re building an entire biofabrication platform,” says Suzanne Lee, Modern Meadow’s chief creative officer and former fashion designer. “We’re really just beginning to scratch the surface of what is possible.” Founded in 2011, Modern Meadow has turned to biotechnology to literally grow leather in a lab. It works like this: Using DNA-sequence editing, ordinary cells […]

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29 Oct 2016

MOBY x CIRCLE V Music + Food Event Raises $80K for Animal Rights

“Circle V is more than a music festival; it’s a movement. By spotlighting vegan food, speakers, and artists, we hope this event inspires and empowers people to take action to make the world a kinder place for animals.” Nathan Runkle, President, Mercy For Animals On Sunday, October 23rd over 2,000 festivalgoers gathered in Hollywood at the Fonda […]

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04 May 2016

E(at)-Commerce Platforms Power The Local Food Movement

“Current U.S. farmers markets and Community Supported Agriculture shares (CSAs) are barely sustaining for small farmers — they’re suffering,” – Dave Ranallo, founder of Azoti E-commerce platforms such as Azoti and Local Line are digging deeper to help the local food movement better support the farmers at its core. Azoti hopes to streamline how large food […]

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04 May 2016

Silicon Schmatte: Brooklyn’s Wearables Revolution

Forget Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach. Welcome to the land of the Silicon Schmatte. The Brooklyn headquarters of Manufacture New York, a fashion incubator, factory and research facility housed in a landmark building that was once Storehouse No. 2 of the United States Navy Fleet Supply Base (so noted on a plaque by the entrance) […]

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19 Apr 2016

Can An App Help Redefine Our Relationship with Stuff?

Stuffstr has designed an app that provides retailers with information about what happens to their products after the sale. The retailer gets to keep tabs on how long the product lasts and how much it sells for on the used market. Stuffstr helps consumers resell or recycle their items when the time comes.

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19 Apr 2016

H&M, M.I.A. Rally For World Recycle Week

H&M aims to collect tons of unwanted or worn out clothing items across its over 3, 600 worldwide stores. To raise awareness, an exclusive M.I.A. music video debuted on hm.com. The video highlights the environmental impact of clothes going to landfills around the world.

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