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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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Three Years after Rana Plaza

On the morning of April 24th, 2013, thousands of men, women, and children were at work inside Rana…

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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How Nike Solved Its Sweatshop Problem

It wasn’t that long ago that Nike was being shamed in public for its labor practices to the point where it badly tarnished the company’s image and hurt sales. The recent factory…

Child Labour Experiment

Millions of children work in the textile supply chains worldwide. Fashion Revolution says enough is enough. As part of a social experiment, Fashion Revolution used hidden cameras to secretly film how the…

How can Lidl sell jeans for £5.99?

Written by Gethin Chamberlain Source: The Observer Abracadabra! “Jean genie Lidl magics up £5.99 denims,” shouted the headline in a newspaper last weekend as it extolled the brilliance of the cut-price supermarket chain…

Brexit’s impact on vulnerable workers in global supply chains

Workers in a garments factory in Vietnam courtesy of the ILO Post Brexit, ETI’s Executive Director Peter McAllister has been thinking about the fallout for workers, their wages and their rights. He…

Let’s Celebrate The True Heroes

H&M is part of a new breed of high street and high-end brands who, after years of being socially and environmentally irresponsible, are turning over a new leaf and focusing on positive…

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…

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