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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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Global Sustainable Fashion Week Budapest 2019

Global Sustainable Fashion Week Budapest 2019

  It is this time of the year again, when the annual @Global Sustainable Fashion Week 2019 on!  This year, our Founder Edwina has been invited to be the Guest Speaker and the Moderator to talk about #CircularFashion #ZeroWaste and #Transparency.  We are also very excited that we will be also showcasing some of our materials in this event, letting the industry know what is possible.  In this event, our founder will be talking about "The Future of Fashion". What do you think will happen there? With lots of startups developing different technology solutions for the new #sustainable market, our...

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Australian Circular Fashion Conference 2019

Australian Circular Fashion Conference 2019

This year, we were very honoured to be invited to the Australian Circular Fashion Conference to interact with the rest of #SustainableFashionIndustry, know what brands are up to and the missing gaps are in the market.  Though my time in ACFC 2019 was relatively short due to some urgent arrangement in Europe, I was lucky enough to get a glimpse on some fantastic speakers such as Elin Larsson who used to work for @Fillippa K.  We both ended up having a very interesting conversation about how Sustainable Fashion is "getting married" with Blockchain, and how brands are dealing with #textileWasteManagement....

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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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