The Koup Blog : journey into sustainable living & interesting stories
What does being a Certified B Corp mean, and why does it matter?
We are excited and proud to announce that Koup is officially B Corp Certified! After months of assessments and evaluations, we have finally received our B Corp Certification, confirming that...Read more
Cradle to Cradle (C2C): the sustainable solution to eliminating waste
Cradle-to-Grave? Cradle-to-Cradle? The term cradle-to-cradle, or C2C, often shows up when we are discussing the topics of sustainability, eco-friendly design, and the circular economy. In order to understand “Cradle to...Read more
How can the fashion industry reduce climate impact and help achieve the 1.5°C target?
In our previous blog post, we defined the 1.5°C target of the Paris Agreement, how our planet got to this current state of climate change, and the actions we must...Read more
What is the 1.5-degree target and why is it absolutely crucial to meet this goal?
Surrounding the subject of climate change, sustainability, and the circular economy is the 1.5°C target, the goal of the Paris Agreement. Adopted by 196 Parties at COP 21 in Paris,...Read more
How to plan a successful beach cleanup: the before's, during's, and after's
Every year, at least 14 million tons of plastic waste end up in the ocean, making up 80% of all marine debris. Plastic pollution in the ocean and coasts are...Read more
COVID-19 and Consumer Purchasing Behavior: How has the pandemic changed the way we shop?
Two years have passed since COVID-19 became a pandemic that proceeded to change our lives, routines, habits, and behaviors forever. As this virus spread all across the globe, affecting every...Read more
Are Environmentally-Friendly Cryptocurrencies and NFTs Achievable?
With all the talk and rage about cryptocurrency, NFTs, and the metaverse, what does it all mean for us? How does it impact our environment? Is it sustainable in the...Read more
KOUP X TAELOR | How you can save time, money & the environment while experimenting with style and fashion
The fast fashion industry encourages consumers to view and treat clothing as disposable – on average, one garment is worn only 7 times before they are discarded as trash. New...Read more
KOUP X Taiwan National Cleanup Day #TNCU2021
There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean. Of that mass, 269,000 tons float on the surface, while some four billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer litter...Read more
How can we tackle the issue with textile waste by repurposing and recycling used fabrics?
The Growing Issue... The issue with textile waste can be traced back to a multitude of reasons building on top of one another, and without proper solutions to minimize and...Read more
What is moisture-wicking fabric technology and how does it work?
What is “moisture-wicking”? Moisture-wicking refers to the process by which moisture is drawn away from the skin to the outer surface of the fabric and into the air. Fabrics with...Read more