For Days Works to End Clothing Waste

Through donation-based credits and a lifetime exchange program, the brand offers a more thoughtful approach to shopping

For LA-based clothing company For Days, closing the loop (and subsequently limiting clothing waste and closet clutter) is a primary goal. The brand’s collection of elevated basics (made from a blend of 70% virgin cotton and 30% recycled material) includes unisex joggers, hoodies, long- and short-sleeve shirts and more—all for $38 each. When you buy an item from For Days, your membership is included. With …

DIY Homes Anywhere: Backcountry Hut Company

Flat-pack houses that are built to last

Conceived to design, plan and build small-scale outdoor structures in the harshest terrain, Backcountry Hut Company (co-founded by Wilson Edgar and Michael Leckie of Leckie Studio Architecture and Design) projects are design-driven, sustainable and easy to assemble. Both Edgar and Leckie dedicated years to skiing, trekking and climbing. Edgar spent years as president of the BC Mountaineering Club, while Leckie earned a masters in architecture, then went to work …

10pt’s Clever Sustainable T-Shirt Packaging

Student designers Antonina Kozlova and Kanokpon Yokchoo from the Anhalt University of Design started a T-shirt brand whose packaging is not only sustainable, but also useful. The innovative packaging—a spiral paper tube which the shirts are shipped inside—doubles as measuring tape. Simply unravel the 100% recycled paper tube, and a colorful tape-measure is the result. See more at thedieline.