M&S Introduce the Men’s ‘Shwop Suit’

As part of their Plan A 2025 sustainability plan, M&S are committed to a quarter of their clothing and home products being made using at least 25% recycled materials. The firm are constantly looking at ways to push boundaries and introduce new innovations within their fabrics, and for their winter collection they wanted to create a suit that not only included recycled wool, but also used some of the wool that customers have donated in stores through their Shwopping clothes recycling initiative with Oxfam. For the past few years one…

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M&S partners with Breast Cancer Now for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, M&S have invited seven inspiring women who have been affected by breast cancer to model their new pink bra collection. 20% of pink bra sales will be donated to Breast Cancer Now throughout October. This October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, M&S will be sharing the words and experiences of seven inspirational women – who have all been affected by breast cancer – in a campaign to help raise awareness of its partnership with Breast Cancer Now and raise funds for vital…

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M&S Launch Sustainable Selvedge Denim Jeans

Launching this Summer 2017, M&S introduces the sustainable selvedge denim men’s jeans. The jeans have been manufactured using processes that use less water, energy and chemicals than conventional methods resulting in an incredibly low Environmental Impact Measurement Score of only 21 (where under 33 is low-impact) using JeanologiaTM technology. JeanologiaTM specialises in sustainable and efficient technologies for the garment finishing industry. Technologies including laser, and its EIM software have revolutionised the textile industry, offering design and finishing possibilities on garments, whilst saving water, energy and chemicals and eliminating waste and…

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All M&S Dairy Farms Become RSPCA Assured

Marks & Spencer has announced that it has become the first major retailer to source all of its fresh milk from RSPCA Assured dairy farms. All 37 farms that supply fresh milk to the M&S Milk Pool have achieved RSPCA Assured certification and from today all M&S fresh milk packaging* will carry the RSPCA Assured logo. The move means that the 150 million pints of milk sold in M&S stores every year will come from farms with the highest animal welfare standards. RSPCA Assured standards cover all aspects of cow…

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