Waste to Fashion

6 Sep

LaizaKing

The eco-friendly fashion movement is a rapidly growing global effort to reduce environmental damage caused by the production of textiles and fashions. Eco-friendly fashion has become one of the most prominent topics in the fashion and style arena stirring the interest of consumers and participation from global high-fashion brands to local designers. Brands and designers are discovering new ways to incorporate natural and recycled materials into their designs and utilizing production methods that require less water, less energy and fewer chemicals.

Tosheka Textiles is a Kenyan and USA based social enterprise that specializes in the production of eco and ethical textiles and related products. They produce colorful, trendy and functional Soko bags, which are made from 100% recycled plastic. These  bags come in all colors imaginable and bold, striped, eclectic/organic and geometric patterns.
They are products of the Recycled Treasures Project in Kenya, a design and recycling initiative established in 2010 by Lucy Lau-Bigham along…

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