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Puma Launches New Eco-Friendly Sports Line

The international sportswear brand is starting its shift away from leather products with the launch of a new earth-friendly line.

Global sportswear company Puma is making good on its promises to go green with the launch of InCycle, a new line of recyclable and biodegradable clothes, shoes, and accessories. Puma Supervisory Board Chairman Jochen Zeitz spoke to Clean Energy & Carbon Brief about its goals to fully phase out leather. “The limitation is getting material that is more sustainable at the same cost or even at a better price … It’s just a matter of time before it kicks in with consumers in the fashion industry,” said Zeitz. The new InCycle Basket trainer has biodegradable plastic soles, a cotton and linen upper, and reduces Puma’s greenhouse gas emissions by 35 percent by not using suede.

Brothers Row Across Atlantic to Dispel Vegan Myths

Jude Massey and Greg Bailey are currently in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, rowing for hours and eating only plant-based meals to show that animal products are not necessary for extreme athletic abilities.
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Stand-Up Comic Adam Sank Goes Vegan for the Animals

The funnyman credits documentary What the Health for pushing him from vegetarianism to veganism.
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Cargill Invests in Plant-Based Protein

The animal agriculture feed supplier joins PURIS—the largest pea-protein producer in North America—in its mission to create sustainable plant-based foods.
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Muay Thai Fighter to Open Vegan Bakery in NYC

Vegan chef Watt Sriboonruang's Rawsome Bakery will land on Orchard Street in Manhattan—further veganizing a street occupied by vegan apparel company MooShoes and vegan store Orchard Grocer.
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Vegan Brand Breaks Indiegogo's Crowdfunding Record

Vegan meal shake startup Bear Brands raised more than $65,000 from 250 backers in the first day of its crowdfunding campaign.
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