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The Murky World Of Textiles Recycling & How To Beat It

Written by Ben Manassah

Buying durable products that last a lifetime keeps non-biodegradable materials out of landfill for as long as possible. But when we replace our unwanted clothes and shoes with better quality ones, or when the things we own just don’t work anymore, we need to be very mindful of how we go about disposing of them. Simply throwing away unwanted textiles with the usual rubbish won’t cut it.
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Davy J: Strong, Sustainable Swimsuits Made from Marine Waste

Written by Georgie Crosswell

Davy J has found a unique way to tackle ocean pollution with their range of beautiful, eco friendly swimwear that is made from regenerated ghost fishing nets and designed to take a beating. Founder Helen Newcombe recently won Women of the Future Entrepreneur Award 2017 and it’s not hard to see why, especially when you look at the astonishingly fresh approach to resources, materials and environmental impact that Davy J has taken. Exceptional business model aside, we were very impressed with Davy J swimsuits. Here’s why.  
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