One of the growing number of companies pushing for eco-ethical fashion, Bilum makes use of used giant advertising tarpaulins found everywhere around ad-conscious places. The French brand uses recycled car seatbelts as handles and straps for its designs.
Implications - The eco movement has transcended niche consumer groups and informs a large cross-section of societal values. Eco-conscious consumers are attracted to tangible displays of their values. Companies should consider creating innovative eco products that consumers can use as status symbols to jockey for moral superiority.