February 28, 2022 3 min read
Are you familiar with Microplastic Pollution? You may be shocked to learn that textiles are the largest source of primary microplastics, accounting for 34.8% of global microplastic pollution . The facts and statistics are jarring, but every single one of us has the power to make a change.
Today we’re giving you the lowdown on what microplastics are, how they impact our planet, and what you can do to help.
What are microfibres/microplastics?
Microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic that are less than 5mm in length. Microfibres are a type of microplastic that are released when we wash synthetic materials, like clothing made of acrylic or polyester.
Why is it harmful?
When microfibres are released from our clothing in the wash, they end up in our wastewater. That wastewater ends up in our sewage systems, which goes to water treatment facilities. But due to the size of these tiny fibers, they can pass through filtration systems and end up in our lakes, rivers, and oceans.
What can we do about it?
There are countless ways we can reduce Microplastic Pollution. Here are 10 of our favourites!
May 24, 2022 3 min read
Does the thought of wearing bike shorts conjure up instant fear? Or does it remind you of a time past that you don’t want to revisit?
Us too.You’re not alone in struggling to style women’s biker shorts for who you are today. If you’re over 30 years of age, you’ll likely recall a time when women’s bike shorts were *it*. Here are 6 ways to style biker shorts for your wardrobe today.
April 20, 2022 4 min read
Are you Familiar with Fashion Revolution Week?
It’s the week that brings together the world’s largest fashion activism movement for seven days of action surrounding the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse. In this post we'll give you 8 Tips on how to be a part of The Fashion Revolution.