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Converse Renew Upcycled Shirts


As the pressure for retailers to adopt more circular practices increases, 2022 has seen even more companies and governments set goals to become carbon neutral in the years to come. There are many different ways to transition into a circular economy, as demonstrated in the popular phrase ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’. Remanufacturing has become one of … Continue reading Converse Renew Upcycled Shirts

History of Polar Fleece


Polar Fleece was a winter staple renowned for its high-performance; with optimal thermal and moisture-wicking capabilities, Polar Fleece was infamous for maintaining a super-lightweight and soft feel, unlike fabrics such as chinchilla and wool. In recent years, the material has largely fallen out of rotation due to innovation in Fleece fabrics and concerns over its … Continue reading History of Polar Fleece

Bank & Vogue hosts biggest ever Latin America Secondhand Textiles Summit


As one of the largest global secondhand brokers, Bank & Vogue have partnered with MegaPaca to bring key stakeholders of the circular economy together to look to the future of the secondhand industry in the region for a unique summit in Antigua, Guatemala.    Inviting leading recycling businesses from across Central and South America, the … Continue reading Bank & Vogue hosts biggest ever Latin America Secondhand Textiles Summit

Rag News: November 2021


The Continual Rise of Thrift Shopping! The rise of thrift shopping has been a newness for the past few years, with an increase in demand that Generation Z is leading. The secondhand market has had a huge boom in the past few years, currently it is projected to hit 36 billion dollars. This however is … Continue reading Rag News: November 2021

Rag News: October 2021


A Sustainable Halloween! Halloween is the scariest season of the year, including the amount of waste created by it. October 31st is all about dressing up and partaking in festive and fun Halloween activities! That being said, it also comes with a massive waste once it’s over. A study revealed that more than 2,000 tons … Continue reading Rag News: October 2021