From life-saving PPE to acrylic screens and sanitizer dispensers, the coronavirus pandemic is causing an exponential increase in the use of plastic. With innumerable instances of the ways in which the material is playing a vital role in the fight against the virus, it is important that now, more than ever, we think of the ways in which we can take these products, once discarded, and give them a new lease of life. While we may not be able to reduce as much as we would like to in the current climate, we can focus on the many ways in which we can reuse and recycle.
So, this Plastic Free July, we’d like to celebrate our textiles which are very much not plastic free, but which do prevent thousands of tons of waste from ever reaching a landfill and, instead, become beautiful woven, fully sustainable fabrics. Minimizing our impact on the environment, and pioneering a new approach to plastic, this collection of eco-conscious textiles is one of our greatest achievements.