Tag: sustainable

04 Apr 2017

#FoodTech: Tech Solutions to End Global Hunger

  By Yemisi Adegoke, CNN  Growing up Oscar Ekponimo was familiar with hunger.  After his father had a partial stroke, he was temporarily ill and unable to work, leaving the family struggling to make ends meet. “I remember most times there was little or no food [in the house],” he told CNN. “I had to […]

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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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14 Nov 2016

M.I.A Launches DIY ‘Make Your Own Merch’ Initiative

After partnering with H&M earlier this year to raise awareness about the ramifications of clothing waste, M.I.A has announced a new way for fans to get their hands on her newly designed merchandise, following the recent release of her album AIM. Last week the “Paper Planes” singer tweeted out, asking fans if they would be willing […]

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29 Aug 2016

No. 3 NYFW September 12-13, 2016

WHAT: The Event WHERE: 68 Lexington Ave. @25th St. New York, NY. 10010 WHEN: September 12-13, 2016 BUY TICKETS No.3 NYFW explores the creative minds behind the fashion world. This major Fashion Week event is a premiere showcase for emerging designers from around the globe. Designers will introduce their Spring/Summer 2017 lines on our runway and […]

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