Tag: H&M

H&M launches shoe line with banana fiber and grape leather

H&M launches shoe line with banana fiber and grape leather

April 12, 2021 |

In Sweden, fast-fashion giant H&M has partnered with shoe maker Good News to more broadly market footwear incorporating banana fiber, grape leather, and recycled materials.  The unisex collection includes seven trainers and one slider style featuring waterproof fiber Bananatex  and grape waste leather Vegea. Other materials include recycled cotton and Bloom Algae EVA made from […]

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Upcoming H&M line to feature cactus leather

Upcoming H&M line to feature cactus leather

March 8, 2021 |

In Sweden, fast-fashion major H&M has launched a new collection featuring vegan leather made from prickly pear cactus.  H&M says the material is similar to conventional leather, requires little water to produce, and is free of undesirable chemicals such as phthalates and polyvinyl chloride.  Dubbed Desserto, the material was invented in 2019 by Adrian Lopez […]

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RSB to develop first-of-its-kind biofuels book and claim system for Maersk

RSB to develop first-of-its-kind biofuels book and claim system for Maersk

July 7, 2019 |

In Denmark, A.P. Moller – Maersk is rolling out a flagship project with Switzerland-based RSB to pass emissions savings from its use of alternative fuels on to its clients, with retail giant H&M among the first to benefit. RSB is developing a ‘book and claim’ system that will allow Maersk to reliably and credibly pass […]

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Power plant burning H&M clothing instead of coal

Power plant burning H&M clothing instead of coal

November 26, 2017 |

In Sweden, clothing retailer H&M is sending overstock or unsellable clothing to burn in a power plant to replace coal-sourced energy. The discarded clothing is being used as fuel in a facility that is aiming to be fossil fuel free by 2020 and is now burning recycled wood and trash including the discarded H&M clothing. […]

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