ECOTEXTILE News reports Levi Strauss has joined adidas Group, C&A, H&M, Li Ning, Nike, Puma and G-Star in a commitment to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals in their supply chain by the year 2020. Continue reading →
Close up of sandblasted jeans, photo courtesy Target.
I am pleased to report that Target has joined the cadre of retailers who are boycotting sandblasted jeans. Continue reading →
Levi jeans was made with world water shortages in mind
An article this week in The New York Times, Changes in the Air Stone-Washed Blue Jeans (Minus the Washed), by Leslie Kaufman highlighted Levi Strauss‘ recent focus on water consumption throughout the life cycle of a pair of jeans. Levi’s has calculated that 919 gallons of water are consumed during this time. Continue reading →