the earthwise issue

the designers fashioning the future

A new generation of fashion design graduates are challenging the British fashion industry on issues of ethics and sustainability. Sarah Mower meets nine designers who want change and who want it now.
Sarah Mower
the futurewise issue

harley weir: plastic is not fantastic

British photographer Harley Weir began documenting the plastic waste around her in 2015. By posting the images she takes on her Instagram account with the hashtag #plasticneverdies, she hopes to raise awareness of the rubbish that’s destroying our world.
i-D Staff

asos is turning leftover fabric into reusable sanitary pads

The project provides products and education to young African women in need while also addressing fashion's waste problem.
Briony Wright

5 different ways to recycle clothing without killing the environment

Just don’t put it in the bin.
Sophie Slater

sustainable fashion shouldn’t just be for rich people

Waste is a design flaw and one that those with the least amount of money pay for.
Annie Lord

adidas commits to using only recycled plastic by 2024

The company is phasing out out "virgin" plastic.
Mitch Parker

a girl’s guide to the environment

Let’s face it, we could all do better.
Bertie Brandes
peace week

we skyped the 16-year-old saving the world one bird at a time

“Who are you to tell me what I can and can't talk about?” Mya-Rose is on a mission to get young people interested in nature, and change the world while she’s at it. Not bad for a 15-year-old.
Georgie Wright
peace week

actress-turned-activist bonnie wright’s real life guide to saving the world

You’ve seen the photo of the cute lil seahorse holding an evil cotton bud, you want to help but you just don’t know how. Well, fear not, actress turned activist Bonnie Wright is here with a very simple guide to saving the world. Glass straws not included.
Bonnie Wright

fashion creates more greenhouse pollution than the airline industry

The plastic from our clothes is also causing more damage to the ocean than cosmetics.
Isabelle Hellyer

watch beyoncé’s moving speech on climate change at the hurricane relief telethon

"Natural disasters don't discriminate. They don't see if you're an immigrant, black or white, Hispanic or Asian, Jewish or Muslim, wealthy, or poor."
Georgie Wright

resistance and riots on the streets of hamburg

i-D spent the weekend in Hamburg, as 100,000 people took to the streets to resist the G20 summit.
Edward Siddons