Saturday, 22 January 2011

List of Eco-related websites

A list of websites with a specific interest in eco-related trends and themes:

Inhabitat is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future. It was started by NYC designer Jill Fehrenbacher as a forum for investigating emerging trends in product, interior, and architectural design.

Treehugger is a media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, they strive to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information. They publish a blog hosting weekly and daily newsletters, weekly radio interviews and regularly updated Twitter and Facebook pages.

Ecouterre is a website devoted to the future of sustainable fashion design. They are dedicated to showcasing and supporting designers who not only contemplate cut, form, and drape, but also a garment’s social and environmental impact, from the cultivation of its fibers to its use and disposal. Their ethos: To follow the evolution of the apparel industry toward a more environmentally sound future, as well as facilitate a conversation about why sustainable fashion matters.

Thread is a BBC online ethical fashion guide dedicated to eco style.

Centre for Sustainable Fashion Set up in 2008, the Centre for Sustainable Fashion challenges the way in which the fashion industry thinks, designs, practices and learns.

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