What Is The Deal With Sustainable Clothing?

Emily Hodge

The multi billion dollar fashion industry has a lot to answer for. Every 10 minutes Australians ditch about 6 tonnes of poorly made, mostly plastic, barely worn clothes into landfill, to swap out for new trends. Clothing with an expiry date, that can’t break down.  Workers (mostly women, as well as children) are being pushed to inhumane limits in poor conditions as they try to make a living for their families and themselves. 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon is being sent into our atmosphere annually as a result of clothes manufacturing. It is a huge contribution to rising seas, warming...

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Our First Collection

Emily Hodge
Between the Waves and Forests Deep is Sawyer’s first series of garments set for release in early 2020. Our first collection brings attention to the vital issues facing the biodiversity of underwater plant species.
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Why Is Marine Biodiversity Important?

Emily Hodge
Everyday in our recently environmentally aware world we are reminded about the incredibly complex circle of life that produces all the good stuff around us. Marine biodiversity is such a huge part of that, and we are only scratching the surface here, but we believe that it's a topic worth more conversation
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Eating Our Way to a Better Planet

Emily Hodge

Have you ever sat down for a meal, and wondered: where did all of this food come from?. Whether it’s been cooked by you or for you, processes that went into getting it onto your plate have had some kind of impact on the environment. Everything from growing and transporting feed for farm animals, to the methane produced by cows. Each part of the process has the potential to contribute to greenhouse gas emissions (and more often than not, does). There’s a few things we can do that can reduce our personal impact on the environment. Every day we make...

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If You Want To Combat Climate Change, Start With Your Wardrobe

Emily Hodge

Given the recent climate strikes the emphasis for climate action is at an all time high. It is easy to fall into the trap of waiting for big business or government to pick up the slack, however small contributions on a personal level have the potential to stack up. Some studies have shown that everyday changes to something as simple as our diet can help play a significant role in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions. You have the power in your everyday choices to make some incredibly powerful steps towards changing our world for the better – and it can start with what you put on your...

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