Catch up on the week’s best news related to sustainability.
Worn out: can fast fashion be sustainable? (The Guardian) – Choosing quality fabrics regardless of the brand they come from and taking care of your clothes over time, the author argues, can help to build a solid wardrobe instead of one that constantly needs replacing.
Stella McCartney Announces UN Charter for Sustainable Fashion (Business of Fashion) – Stella McCartney, a pioneer of the sustainability movement in fashion, discusses a new plan to get the fashion industry on board with more sustainable and ethical business practices.
Crisis in our national parks: how tourists are loving nature to death (The Guardian) – Public parks can’t keep up with visitors who only come for the social media photos. I saw this phenomenon ALL SUMMER: people who weren’t there to actually enjoy nature; they just wanted their Instagram moment.
North Face Launches Vegan ‘Down’ Insulated Jacket Made From Recycled Plastic (LiveKindly) – The brand is relaunching one of its most popular lines in a new, recycled fabrication.
Patagonia’s $10 million donation: Why they gave away their US tax savings (BBC) – The outdoor brand Patagonia donates their tax savings to help combat climate change. I love supporting this brand!
Luxembourg to become first country to make all public transport free (The Guardian) – In an attempt to cut down car emissions and combat climate change, Luxembourg is making public transit free.