The sustainable apparel designer and merchandiser Merchant Tailor has joined forces with Ferdinand von Hapsburg, the APR racing driver, to launch the APR team kit, sourced from ocean plastic and other recycled materials. The collection of sweats, tees and caps celebrates Hapsburg’s recent gear change to offset his carbon emissions to a tenth of a tonne.
Merchant Tailor and Hapsburg will collaborate on a series of new sustainable collections, they said in a joint press release. The apparel designer has also announced the launch of its own brand 8SIX400, a sustainable, motorsport apparel collection made entirely from recycled materials. The number 86400 refers to the number of seconds in a 24-hour day.
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Technology firm Loop Industries has announced that it has completed a multi-year supply agreement with food and beverage firm Danone. As part of the…
Walking into Dublin Barista School, I grab a coffee for Duffy and myself. Duffy, true to form, provides her reusable cup while I, tail between my legs, opt for the compostable paper vessels provided by the coffee shop.
Australian mechatronics firm IM Group has launched a new program designed to repair, repurpose and sustainably dispose of batteries after they reach the end of their service life in hybrid and all-electric vehicles. Dubbed ‘Infinitev’, the program offers three distinct services to dealers, workshops and electrification OEMs depending on the sort of battery and the condition it’s in once it has served its primary purpose in an electrified vehicle. The first of these is essentially a reconditioning service in which batteries that are faulty, slow to charge or no longer performing at an effective level are repaired and recirculated as a used spare. According to IM Group, it’s often only a handful of cells that cause faults or need repairing, meaning the bulk of the battery is still in good working order.
The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) says it is set to ban all single-use plastics within its premises from Jan. 13. The General Manager, LASEPA, Dr Dolapo Fasawe, said in a statement on Friday, that the move was to protect the environment and encourage eco-friendly products. Fasawe said that there was the need for …