This blog is about sustainable lifestyle. It’s about doing sustainable business, it’s about raising discussion. And having fun while doing it! Welcome to the journey with us!

It Feels Great to Be at Home!

 Some people say that their holiday is over, but we strongly disagree on that one! Home is the best place to be, and as we spend so much time there, we suggest that the holiday continues at home. We have gathered the best of Finnish design together – designs so gorgeous that they make you desire […]

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Pre-consumer Waste, Zero Waste, Pre-Sale – Lost In Textile Waste Terms?

Pre-consumer waste. Post-consumer waste. Zero waste. Pre-sale. Mass-upcycling. Heard them but never really understood them? These terms are unfamiliar to quite many or often confused together. All of these terms back up the circular economy, which is seen, as stated in the previous Lost in terms post, as the future’s business model. Managing textile waste, […]

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Lost in Terms?

  Up-cycling. Recycling. Down-cycling. A lot of new terms have popped up lately, and they are often new, confused together or misused. As Weecos also has a quite wide range of products using these methods in their production a simple vocabulary of these essential words is needed. *** CIRCULAR ECONOMY The big, trendy term – […]

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Textiles Out of Bananas, Pineapples And Fungus?

As we’ve come aware of the environmental impacts of cotton, for example, technology has taken a role for years in creating new materials. Several technological innovations, alternatives for the traditional materials, have emerged. Are bananas, mushrooms and pineapples familiar to you and perhaps the answers to ethical and sustainable fashion? *** PINEAPPLE Could your next […]

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Best Summer Islands of Helsinki

Buying from local designers and brands is one thing, but one can easily think that local travel doesn’t have a lot to offer. We at Weecos wanted to prove otherwise, so we took a field day in July and headed to the surrounding islands of Helsinki: Isosaari, Lonna, Vallisaari & Suomenlinna. We also geared up […]

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Episode 11: Here it happens!

In the eleventh episode of Hardcore Fashion, Paula Malleus visits the museum of Amos Anderson – the place where Revolt collection is revealed in two weeks! In addition to three MEM pieces, what else must be done before the show? Watch the eleventh episode of Hardcore Fashion and hear what plans Paula has for the runway show.   […]

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Clothing Brands Changing the Fashion More Sustainable

Big brands are using new technologies to make fashion more sustainable. But we feel that smaller design brands are doing significant work too, as it’s said, “big things have small beginnings”. Especially when people working together. So meet TAUKO Design, Reet Aus and Paula Malleus, brands who’s work have influence on the environmental issues as well. *** […]

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Weecos Birthday!

It is time for celebrations! Weecos Ltd was established on the 28th of June in 2012, so the company is now 5 years old! Weecos – Sustainable Marketplace service was launched in Midsummer 2013 and it is now 4 years old. Last year has been truly the best one so far. We have grown in many […]

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Episode 9: Where from the post-consumer waste comes?

What is post-consumer waste and where from it comes? In the ninth episode of Hardcore Fashion, Paula Malleus heads to Turku to get more materials. Although this journey goes well, it’s not always as easy to get leftover materials. See what are the reasons for collaborations to fall with recycling organisations, who collects the leftover second-hand materials […]

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Cool, Ethical and Sustainable Clothing for Kids – We LOVE Them!

Can’t find swimsuits, clothing, a comfortable blanket or a softie to hug for your kid? No worries, Weecos is here to make shopping for ethical children’s clothing one less thing to worry about. We’ve gathered some of our favourite ethical children’s clothing brands, and these are not only conscious choices but also COOL choices for your […]

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Weecos x Helsinki Pride Working for Human Rights and the Equal World

We in Weecos believe that every human being is equal and valuable regardless of their sexual orientation or gender expression. We don’t want people to be labelled, discriminated or loathed because of who they choose to love. In addition, we want to back up a community, which inspires, educates and celebrates our diverse society. And […]

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Reet Aus Finds Solutions For The Fashion Industry’s Problems

At the moment the clothing industry is based on fast and cheap production, and quantity runs over quality. This is completely unsustainable and the reason why Reet Aus, an Estonian fashion designer and PhD, wants to change the mass production system from inside out. In addition to upcycling and certifications, Reet sees taxes and conscious […]

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EPISODE 5: MEM Hardcore Fashion – What Is Anarchy in MEM?

Anarchy! What does that mean to designer and master seamstress Paula Malleus and how it can be seen in Paula’s collections? In the fifth episode of Hardcore Fashion, Paula ponders anarchy and branding from a philosophical point of view. What do these words things mean to her? We can assure that not the very traditional meaning! In addition, […]

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Episode 4: MEM Hardcore Fashion – It’s Time For Decisions

In the third episode of Hardcore Fashion designer and Master Seamstress Paula Malleus, showed the Revolt collections pieces to Trashionista Outi Les Pyy who gave her viewpoints on it. What she thought of the pieces and what does Paula think? Is she going to make changes to Revolt? What are the editorial pieces going to look like? Join the meeting Paula […]

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Terhi Pölkki Wants to Change the Shoe Industry Through Her Own Brand

A doer. That Terhi Pölkki has always been. In shoe manufacturing, she’s participated in each step, seen the production closely, and her own brand Terhi Pölkki was found because she wanted to change those steps. From the beginning, she knew that her materials would be vegetable tanned leather and wood and that in Terhi Pölkki shoes an […]

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Episode 3: Paula Malleus Shows the Revolt Collection’s Fashion Looks

Already the third episode of Hardcore Fashion! The structure of the Revolt collection is soon ready, amazing what designer and Master Seamstress Paula Malleus has made out of wind and ski suits. In this episode, Paula introduces her pieces to Trashionista Outi Les Pyy who gives her viewpoints on the collection. What do you think of the pieces? […]

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