TOP 5 BRANDS THAT FOCUS ON THE BEST SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES
With the ever-increasing number of industrial waste, leading to global warming, it is important for more and more brands to start focusing on sustainable practices, for the love of the ecosystem.
Here are 5 inspiring brands that do their bit in minimising the damage that they cause to the environment.
Adidas, the world renowned brand, has started making more use of recyclable materials in the past decade. Their aim is to use only recycled polyester by 2024 for the production of their shoes. Other than the environmental precautions, Adidas also practices fair labour prices within its subsidies.
The fast-fashion industry is known to create a lot of waste that is harmful for the ecosystem. However, H&M, a world-famous fast-fashion destination, takes a lot of measures to reduce their wastage. An example of this is their Conscious Collection which is prominent at all their stores across the world and is made from recycled materials. H&M has also recently started accepting bags of old clothing from their customers with which they create more freshly recycled products.
Ikea, a brand loved for its home decor and furnishing, have done and continue to do their bit in creating sustainable manufacturing practices. They are big on creating furniture from recycled materials and they also create multi-use products to minimize wastage. In fact, they’ve committed to use only recycled materials for all their products by 2030 and replace all the lights in their store with LEDs to save energy.
The coffee-chain giant Starbucks, has started rolling out paper cups across all its stores in the world, to minimise the use of plastic. They’ve also committed to saving water and conserving energy by reducing the water used in harvesting their green coffee by 50%. Apart from environment friendly initiatives, the brand has also taken a sustainable approach towards the development and well-being of its employees by providing them Barista Trainings, Medical Insurances, Student Loan Aid, etc.
#5. TACO BELL
Taco Bell has a slightly different approach towards reducing waste. While a lot of its competitors are going green by replacing plastic packaging with paper, Taco Bell has started rolling out reusable packaging. Taco Bell has also taken guidance and tied up with Terracycle, a company that helps brands reduce wastage.