6 Things You Need To Know Today (June 19)

by Emma Loewe

Originally published on: www.mindbodygreen.com

1. This woman-led company wants to save the Earth from the damage your jeans have caused.

How? By making plant-based indigo dye a sustainable option for denim. “Something can be plant-based and still industrial,” Sarah Bellos, the CEO and founder of Stony Creek Colors, told Racked. “We’ve spent a lot of time figuring out: How do we reclaim our wastewater and use it again? How do we actually quantify how much nitrogen we’re sequestering? All these are things that, when you can implement them across a large scale, are really exciting, instead of keeping it artisan for the sake of it.” Now that’s a promising approach to the fast-fashion conundrum.

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