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Vivienne Westwood’s Eco Bags

The iconic fashion designer launches a collection made with 100-percent recycled materials.

This week, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, who is known for her eccentric and unique clothes and accessories, launched the Ethical Fashion Africa collection benefitting the UN-backed Ethical Fashion Programme in Africa. The handbag collection, which is exclusive to online fashion retailer Yoox, features more than 14 different bags and accessories for men and women, all of which are handmade in Nairobi from recycled materials such as canvas safari tents and roadside advertisement banners. Westwood, a campaigner for the environment, was also named one of the best vegan-accessory designers by W Magazine.

A&W Adds Vegan Beyond Burger to 925 Locations

Beyond Meat's partnership with A&W Canada will put its vegan patty on the menu at 10,000 points of distribution.
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Sweden's Top Fast-Food Chain Debuts Vegan Milkshakes

Max Burgers' new vegan milkshakes will eventually replace all dairy-based milkshakes and are part of a longer-term goal to increase the plant-based options on its menu.
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French Foie Gras Restaurant To Go Vegan

London-based fine-dining restaurant Gauthier Soho will go vegan after owner Alexis Gauthier learned of the horrors inherent in animal agriculture, particularly in foie gras production.
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Pride Toronto Adds Plant-Based Zone for Queer Vegans

Fest-goers will be treated to vegan rainbow mac and cheese, soups, salads, snacks, and beauty products, while chilling out amongst glowing palm trees in a new area dedicated to everything cruelty-free.
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52 New York Dairy Farms Lose Wholesale Contracts

Dairy suppliers cannot sell their milk as demand for dairy continues to plummet.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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