Eco-Friendly Friday

Here’s this week’s roundup of ethical fashion news!

  • Olivia Wilde announced a collaboration with her project, Conscious Commerce, and Anthropologie that ultimately fundraises to help victims of human trafficking. (via Elle.com)
  • The three winners of Green America’s “People & Planet Awards” were announced. Earth Creations, Nancy’s Gone Green, and Maggie’s Organics won for proving there is an alternative to sweatshop-manufactured fashion. Kudos! (via CSR Newswire)
  • This is more like news to me- I just found out that Sperry Top-Sider has a pretty impressive commitment to social compliance in the manufacturing process. Break out the boat shoes and check it out here! (via Sperry Top-Sider)
  • Finally, a movie about sustainable fashion! Check out the trailer for eco-fashion documentary “Thread”. It’s definitely a sobering take on fast fashion and environmental sustainability in the fashion industry. (via Sustainablog)
  • Ralph Lauren donated $500,000 to the Fashion Manufacturing Initiative, which supports locally-made fashion in NYC. Think: anti-outsourcing. (via Ecouterre)
  • Ever heard of kombucha? It’s this detoxifying, probiotic-rich superdrink known for its many health benefits. And now someone found a way to put it into fabric. Because, fashion. (via the Aggie)
  • Fashion Revolution Day. It’s a thing, and it’s making the fashion industry more sustainable. (via the Guardian)
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