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Why Trashing Old Clothes Is So Bad For The Environment

Got old clothes you’re planning to trash? You have lots of company. In 2013 alone, Americans discarded 15.1 million tons of clothing and other textiles, and 85 percent of that wound up…

Cambodia raises 2017 minimum wage for textile industry workers

Industry has created 600,000 jobs that sustain rural families and have spurred years of robust growth   PHNOM PENH, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Cambodia agreed on Thursday to raise to $153 from…

Bangladesh garment factory fire kills 12

Bangladesh garment factory fire kills at least 12 A fire broke out in a garment packaging factory just outside the Bangladeshi capital on Saturday, killing at least 12 people, police and witnesses…

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Why Trashing Old Clothes Is So Bad For The Environment

Got old clothes you’re planning to trash? You have lots of company. In 2013 alone, Americans discarded 15.1 million tons of clothing and other textiles, and 85 percent of that wound up…

Cambodia raises 2017 minimum wage for textile industry workers

Industry has created 600,000 jobs that sustain rural families and have spurred years of robust growth   PHNOM PENH, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Cambodia agreed on Thursday to raise to $153 from…

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Why Trashing Old Clothes Is So Bad For The Environment

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Buriganga oxygen level has reached zero

Dissolved oxygen (DO) in the waters of Dhaka surrounding Buriganga, Balu, Turag and Shitalakhya rivers has reached almost…

Can the throw-away fashion industry lead a new trend toward sustainability?

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation Author: Priya Dadlani After oil, fashion is the most polluting industry on the globe,…

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Repost: From Under the Rubble

The nine-storied Rana Plaza, housing six ready-made garments (RMG) factories, collapsed on 24th April 2013 at 8.57 am, after generators had kicked-in following a power-cut. Khowas Ali, a small-time trader in Savar…

‘Fixing’ Fashion Retail

Written by Vikram Alexei Kansara Source: Business of Fashion Michael Preysman on Iterating Everlane and ‘Fixing’ Fashion Retail Amidst market reports that Everlane is seeking new investment at a valuation ‘north of…

Buriganga oxygen level has reached zero

Dissolved oxygen (DO) in the waters of Dhaka surrounding Buriganga, Balu, Turag and Shitalakhya rivers has reached almost the zero level during this dry season, posing a severe threat to aquatic lives,…

Beyoncé’s Ivy Park label responds to sweathshop claims

Arcadia insists that Topshop meet ethical trading standards   Arcadia, the company behind Beyoncé’s new athleisure label for Topshop, has responded to criticism that their clothing is made in ‘sweatshop’ conditions, following a…

Two Faced Tragedy in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka is forced on her knees. The garment industry is ubiquitous with poor worker conditions, corruption, bad infrastructure and an environment in disrepair. The recent terror attack is another slap…

Am I a fool to expect more than corporate greenwashing?

Written by Lucy Siegel Source: The Guardian The Italian economist Guido Brera warns we’re all complicit in a great deceit. Millennials have been robbed of what might have been previously considered their…

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