Carbon offsetting & the road to carbon neutrality?
The term carbon footprint describes the total amount of Greenhouse gas (GHG) produced directly or indirectly by an event, entity or a product. For products such as a cotton t-shirt, it includes...Read more
Sustainable textiles standards - what you need to know
The textile industry is one of the most environmentally damaging industry in the world and is also one that requires vast number of natural resources such as land and water....Read more
Q&A with industry experts: Karla Magruder, founder of Accelerating Circularity
We started the Koup blog because we wanted to share ideas that we find interesting and think that are important, and we thought what better way to get some Q&As...Read more
Organic cotton? Recycled bottles? How do you know if you are really buying a eco-friendly product?
You may have seen these on product descriptions or Facebook ads during this Black Friday Season: “Made from on average 8 recycled plastic bottles” “Made from sustainably farmed...Read more
What's circular economy & why is designing with a single material important?
When shopping for clothing, how often do you check the material composition of the clothes you are about to buy? You probably know to check on the printed label below...Read more