Earthlink Apparel transforms used textiles into fashion

  • Design
  • December 1, 2016
  • Caitlin Salter
Earthlink Apparel transforms used textiles into fashion

A Lower Hutt-based charity is making waves in the ethical clothing world with its children’s clothing range made from recycled clothing. Earthlink Apparel is trying to reduce the number of perfectly useable textiles clogging up landfills.

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Offcut Caps: cutting it in the world of sustainability

  • Design
  • July 25, 2016
  • Denise Piper
Offcut Caps: cutting it in the world of sustainability
Image credit: Rupert Storey

Creating a valuable product out of waste material is the aim of Offcut Caps – a uniquely Kiwi business that makes caps from leftover and discarded fabric. The idea for Offcut came when co-founder Adrien Taylor was walking through his father’s Christchurch curtain business and came across a room of material destined for landfill because the pieces were too small to be used as curtains.

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One step back, a turn of the pedal forward

  • News
  • June 20, 2016
  • Will Bowman
One step back, a turn of the pedal forward

In an age where most services and their processes are getting more efficient, cheaper, and better for the environment, a step away from cars is exactly what is needed in the local, urban-based courier scene.

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The retailer that discourages repeat purchases

  • News
  • March 14, 2016
  • Sarah Dunn
The retailer that discourages repeat purchases

Buy Me Once is an ecommerce outfit selling into the US and UK. It focuses on finding and selling products which can reasonably be expected to last a lifetime to customers willing to pay top dollar for the best-quality item there is. We asked founder Tara Button how it works.

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Furniture grown from trees

  • Checkout
  • May 14, 2015
  • Sarah Dunn
Furniture grown from trees

On a farm in Derbyshire, rows upon rows of chairs are growing in a paddock. Designer and horticulturalist Gavin Munro trains saplings to grow into the shape of chairs and lamps before finishing and selling them as Grown Furniture.

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