Let’s talk about those Adidas Parley All-Star jerseys…

On January 9th, the NHL announced that players would be wearing eco-friendly jerseys for the 2019 All-Star game. These will be the “first-ever NHL jerseys featuring repurposed and upcycled materials.” This move aligns with Adidas’ existing relationship with Parley for the Oceans, an initiative that attempts to deal with ocean plastic by turning it into…

Who Made My (Hockey) Clothes?

April 18th-24th is Fashion Revolution Week. What is fashion revolution you ask? It is a global movement that calls for more transparency in the fashion industry. ¬†We want to know who made our clothes because the commodity form has made it too easy for us to separate human labour from human consumption. Clothes used to…

NHL Green Week: Small steps to…where exactly?

*Cross posted on The Rabbit Hole* Last week was the first ever NHL Green Week. It was created in an attempt to showcase the League’s “greening programs and initiatives that are reducing the League’s environmental impact, while calling on fans and partners to accelerate a movement towards a healthier planet.” According to the US Environmental…