Deadstock is a massive problem as stated last week. So we asked what happens to Papu Design’s, Uhana Design’s and NOUKI’s deadstock – what do they do with their collection’s leftovers? Or is there any leftover and how’s that possible? *** All three brands emphasize that the key element for not having products around the […]
Month: February 2018
Recycling of discarded rental textiles – see where TAUKO’s raw materials origin
The main raw material used for the TAUKO clothes is discarded textiles provided by textile service companies. These companies rent out textiles for hotels, restaurants and healthcare. Annually tons of bed linen and table clothes are discarded in Helsinki and Berlin, and the amount of textile waste for one textile service company is more than 150 kg per day. Very little […]
What happens to deadstock?
Ever wondered where do the rest of the summer tops go when the season is over? What about all the warm winter knits when spring arrives? What happens to the so-called deadstock? Textile waste is a huge problem, and it is created in many different phases of the clothing production. In addition to cutting waste, […]
Have you met these unique, sustainable brands already?
VAI-KØ, Namu Jewellery, Jaana Huhtanen Design and Paccas – these brilliant brands you have to meet! Weecos unites you trustworthily with sustainable brands. A decision made in Weecos is a purchase made straight from the brand itself. There are no extra hands between you and your favourite designers. *** VAI-KØ “Vaiko” is the Finnish word asking […]
SnapPap – the New Vegan Leather
SnapPap is a combination of cellulose and latex, in other words, paper and natural rubber, developed in Germany. The material resembles very thick cardboard and is basically an alternative for leather as it looks and works like leather does. This unique paper is, however, 100% vegan and what makes this vegan leather paper so remarkable […]