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How many plastic bottles can you save?

How many plastic bottles can you save?

  Plastic pollution is an undeniable problem because this is something we can obviously see and measure. Reducing plastic waste can help lessen trash that goes to landfill, lessen wildlife hazards, especially at sea and reduce the use of limited fossil fuel. Instead of throwing away PET bottles to landfill, we turn them into something useful - like fabrics!Let's see how many plastic bottles are used to make one roll of fabric. In a gist, we need to know the weight of the fabric roll and compare it to the weight of the plastic bottles. We need to consider the...

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Big Announcement!

Big Announcement!

Our recent trip to Copenhagen has given us a bit of a nudge and a chance to review where we are as a company. We recently recorded a message to all our customers and subscribers. See the video below to hear the announcement and bits about our secret project.   Hope you can send us your comments about this change we are going to implement. At the end of the day, we are all on the same boat trying to help create a more sustainable fashion future. 

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#WarOnWaste - What does fabric waste mean?

*Source quoted from ABC TV "War on Waste" 2017 Really how serious is this problem?  Did you know that Australia can create 36 tonnes of fabric waste every 1 hour? On the 16th October, Vivify Textiles has been kindly invited to QUT's War on Waste Event to talk about how serious this issue is.    We have been so honor that our Founder Edwina will be presenting this issue and how it impacts us all around the world. In this event, she will be highlighting: What the current waste issue is and how it is impacting human health What Sustainable...

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What is Sustainable Fashion or Eco Fashion?

What is Sustainable Fashion or Eco Fashion?

Ever wondering what Sustainable Fashion is when your friends, Facebook, TV talks about it? Ever want to create your own fashion brand but have a Sustainable touch? Thinking what the difference between Sustainable Fashion and Circular Economy? Don't know where to start and find the right material that is Sustainable? Ever want to learn from others Sustainable Fashion Brand? Well you are in the right place!  So what does Sustainable Fashion mean? We have spoken to hundreds of designers around the world and nobody has the same answer for us. However, their value and the reason why they have started...

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What's recycled fabrics?

What's recycled fabrics?

What is recycled fabric? Textiles made of natural or synthetic fibres are not just used for clothes but also used in homes, hospitals, workplaces, vehicles, in form of cleaning materials, as leisure equipment, or protective wear and so on. If these textiles are sorted, graded and reused again to make fabrics for different end uses it is called as recycled fabric. Synthetic fibres i.e. man-made fibres like Polyester and Nylon are the most used and popular in the world. Polyester fibre demand in the world is much higher than any other natural or man made fibres since year 2002 and...

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