Switzerland's first national Second Hand Day will take place on Saturday, 26 September. Vintage fashion and thus also second-hand clothes have been in fashion again for some time. But Second Hand is not only stylish, it also offers many other advantages. We have listed nine of them for you.
On Saturday, 21 September 2020, World Cleanup Day took place. In Lenzburg, employees, customers and the two founders of NIKIN collected waste and properly disposed of it. They collected a total of 75.5 kilograms.
NIKIN and Love your Neighbour are both sustainable and fair fashion labels from Switzerland. But instead of seeing themselves as competitors, they start a collaboration and jointly launch a limited fashion line.
Around 80 to 90 million tonnes of waste are generated in Switzerland every year. Because of its high standard of living, Switzerland also has one of the highest volumes of municipal waste in the world.
How sustainable can fashion be? Can it be sustainable at all? 100% sustainable fashion is almost impossible – and yet there are some things to consider in order to make your own consumption more sustainable.
The fields and gardens are currently bursting with fresh food. Whether seasonal vegetables, fruits or grains – they are harvested abundantly, even near you. So why consume exotic food when there is enough around here?
The lockdown has its good sides, too. Experts reported that this year bee populations are buzzing through our meadows, forests and gardens in particularly large numbers. Bees are essential for the environment and not least for us humans.
Floating garbage islands in the sea, birds and fish dying with bellies full of plastic, beaches littered with plastic – we know the pictures. The SEAQUAL Initiative and ECONYL®, two projects that do something about it. Our SwimWear Collection – made of sea plastic.