How can circular design potentially save our planet?
If we’re talking about circular economy, we can’t leave out one of the most crucial aspects that is the backbone of this model: circular design. What exactly is circular...Read more
Virgin Plastic vs. Recycled Plastic? What are the pros and cons?
Our Koup cinnamon t-shirts are made from 100% recycled plastic – an average of 8 plastic bottles – and cinnamon extracts for its natural antimicrobial properties. By utilizing Post-Consumer Recycled...Read more
10 Simple tips on reducing plastic waste in our daily lives
Summer, holidays, fun, and good vibes, it is officially the month of July! This month is also known as Plastic Free July, a global movement started by the founder of...Read more
How much plastic is actually being recycled into new products?
Plastic is everywhere. In our households, in the supermarket, in restaurants, in our rivers, in our oceans – plastic is quite literally all over the planet. So how and when...Read more
Why is moisture wicking baselayers crucial when you go hiking or trekking?
COTTON KILLS. This is a phrase that you will hear over and over again and seems to be a hiking & trekking 101 when choosing what clothing you take...Read more
There are toxic chemicals in the clothes we wear?
Have you ever wondered how your wrinkle-resistant dress shirt remains wrinkle-free, how your waterproof jacket keeps you dry during a light drizzle, and how your stain-resistant shirt keeps you clean...Read more
8 Ways To Embrace A Circular Lifestyle
What does it mean to live and lead a circular lifestyle? What are the benefits? How and where do we begin? As discussed in our previous blog post on fast fashion and...Read more
The beginner's guide to fast fashion & why we must slow down
Fashion, textiles, and wearing clothing can date back to hundreds and thousands of years. However, it wasn’t until the 1990s that fast fashion took over as the largest and main...Read more
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
Experts Q&A: Karla Magruder, 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