Clothing from Ag fibers + Urban Gardening 101: How to Deal With Contaminated Soil

By Brian Barth, Modern Farmer, on EcoWatch Urban soils are particularly prone to contamination. Fifty years ago, your yard could have belonged to a farmer, who, perhaps not knowing any better, disposed of old bottles of anti-freeze or contaminated diesel in a hole out behind the tractor garage. Or perhaps the remains of a fallen down outbuilding, long ago coated …

Adidas sold 1 million pairs of shoes made from ocean plastic last year

Katherine Martinko April 4, 2018 © Parley with the Oceans — The men’s shoe by Adidas, made with recycled ocean plastic Finally, green shoe design is reaching mainstream levels. The CEO of Adidas, Kasper Rorsted, told CNBC last month that, in 2017, the company sold one million pairs of running shoes made with ocean plastic waste. This is great news for an …