Sustainability

Sustainable Sunny Style

Most people would assume that leftover scraps of fabric belong in the trash, but Emily Neville, founder of Raleigh-based Reborn Clothing Co., sees their potential to become something new and exciting. “We didn’t want to see this perfectly usable, brand new condition fabric shredded or sold for pennies a pound,” Neville

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The Tarheels Tackle Textile and Plastic Waste With Reborn

Reborn Clothing Co. has teamed up with UNC-Chapel Hill to reduce textile and plastic waste. The Reborn team collected outdated UNC-CH Facilities Services uniforms and transformed them into functional plastic bag dispenser sleeves and portable utensil holders. Reborn is excited to play a key role in a partnership that helps

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Here’s to Making Sustainability the New Norm

It’s time to step up our game. With every passing decade, fashion and textiles have had an increasing impact on our environment. Now more than ever, what you buy, and what textile corporations construct, matters. For years, the fashion industry has taken it’s toll on our planet, but it’s a

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Groundbreaking Partnership with Fairware launches Canadian Market

Reborn has launched an exciting new partnership with promotional brand Fairware. Based out of Vancouver, Fairware provides promotional products in an ecofriendly way to clients. Fairware is B corporation certified, meaning top of the line sustainability is in practice. This is a groundbreaking relationship for Reborn because it expands our

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From Linear to Circular: Breaking Bad Habits

Today’s Cycle The way in which society consumes products and empowers economies changes by the century. This is a direct reflection of new inventions making products faster to manufacture and easier to buy. With the creation of easy manufacturing of single use plastics and mass production of clothing in the

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Whether You Upcycle or Recycle: Clothes Aren’t Trash

This Old Thing Old clothing can become a hassle to try and recycle. You do a lot of searching, which quickly turns to frustration, and your mind immediately goes to throwing it away. We don’t always understand the consequences of tossing unwanted textiles.  It may be out of sight, out

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One More Shirt: Our Efforts toward Accessible Sustainable Fashion

The Current Facts   U.S. consumers generate approximately 35.4 billion pounds of textiles (which includes bedding, clothing, etc) each year. Of those textiles, according to the Council for Textile Recycling, approximately 83 percent enters landfills. The other 17 percent is recycled or upcycled. The Power of One Shirt Often, the

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