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A Stella McCartney dress made out of plastic bottles? Yes, please

Fashion labels saving the world, one plastic bottle at a time<p>Our planet is in a deep ecological crisis. We’re well on our way to exhausting all our …

H&M, Zara and Marks & Spencer linked to polluting viscose factories in Asia

Major fashion brands are sourcing viscose from factories in China, Indonesia and India which are polluting and damaging health, according to new report<p>Major fashion brands have been linked to viscose produced in polluting factories, according to a new report by the Changing Markets …

Necklace aids child vaccination

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1228000/1228747_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518347024_a7a4da748b1404853a31fd78ee1ee3f2<p><b>Around 1.5 million children die around the world every year from diseases that could be prevented through vaccination. India has one of the lowest</b> …

Public Health

The man saving Mumbai water one tap at a time

<b>On a Sunday morning, an 80-year-old man arrives at the topmost floor of an apartment complex in Mumbai's Mira Road district.</b><p>Over the next four hours, Aabid Surti, national-award winning author of 80 books, cartoonist and artist, rings the doorbells of all 56 apartments in the complex, asking a …

India

This Startup Takes Your Old Clothes And Makes Completely New Thread From Them

Recycling clothes today is not actually super effective, but Evrnu thinks it has a better solution.<p>Our relentless need for new clothes leaves a lot of old clothes behind, creating a huge mountain of fabric waste. Americans throw out 13.1 million tons of textiles each year, of which 11 million tons …

Sustainability

This sports bra has microchips in it

<b>WHAT:</b> A high-tech undergarment that walked the runway at New York Fashion Week.<p><b>UNDERWIRED:</b> Embedded in it are Intel (INTC) Curie chips, tiny circuits …

Infographic: The Global Water Crisis (Wide-view)

Feel free to publish this infographic on your site or blog.<p><b>Embed the Small Version on Your Site (500 pixels wide)</b> <i><br>Copy and Paste the following code to</i> …

Infographics

How will technology change the world by 2020? Twelve predictions from this year's World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers: http://wef.ch/XmJ2P4

How Getting Rid Of Individual Trash Cans Changed E-Commerce Company Etsy’s Culture

Initially, people weren't pleased.<p>Employees felt annoyed and inconvenienced, CEO Chad Dickerson told Business Insider. But even though it felt like a hassle at first, it ended up being a great move, he says.<p>By getting rid of individual garbage cans and instead creating communal trash stations with …

Sustainability

Do poor countries really get richer?

DO POVERTY traps exist? Academics seem to think so. According to Google Scholar, so far this year academics have used the phrase “poverty trap” 1,210 …