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Material Exchange's Sustainability Scoop #3

Sustainability Scoop No. 3

This 3rd issue of our Sustainability Scoop newsletter is now available with tons of valuable info for you! Read through insightful takeaways from some of the biggest industry events of late, learn more about sourcing for dematerialization, check out what chickens can teach the fashion industry, and so much more. Read it here!

fashion and sustainability

Earn a fashion sustainability certificate at upcoming USFIA and Material Exchange workshop

Press Release – Material Exchange’s upcoming Fashion Assessment and Impact-Reduction Workshop – hosted in partnership with the United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) – offers a prime opportunity for fashion professionals to not only gain knowledge around sustainable solutions within the industry, but also learn how to adopt these measurable actions into their workflows.

Fashion models of the material sourcing industry

Material Exchange Raises €25 Million to Lead Sustainable Material Sourcing

Today, Material Exchange is announcing it has raised €25 million in Series A funding. Material Exchange is a B2B SaaS-enabled marketplace for the apparel and footwear industry which is digitizing the material sourcing process and replacing the complex, fragmented relationships that exist between brands and suppliers—with the goal of driving sustainability and efficiency across the $2tn fashion supply chain.

World Water Day water droplet

Fashion and water: a complex affair

Water and the apparel industry have been deeply intertwined since the production of apparel first began. For thousands of years, water has been used to dye handmade materials. Now, as a tribute to the value of water on this World Water Day, we thought we’d take a look at the latest when it comes to apparel, footwear, and H2O.

How ocean-bound plastic can be repurposed to make watchstraps

Material Exchange at the 2021 Sustainability Summit

What do watchstrap maker Thomas Schori in Switzerland, watch designer Greg Verras in Detroit, and scientist-turned-plastic-salvager Dr. Michel Pardos in Thailand have in common? Find out in a recap of our Chief Sustainability Officer Kelly Burton’s presentation at last week’s Sustainability Summit hosted by Fashiondex and LIM College. Salvaging plastic has never been this exciting.