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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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Whose backs are we standing on?

Written by Lewit Gemida Source: Global Citizen To many, child labor probably sounds like a thing of the…

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…

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Fashion has become the wearable equivalent of empty calories

I swear they’re breeding. That when I leave the house for work each day, they get it on together and make lots of little fashion babies behind my back. It is the…

Repost: 5 Truths the Fast Fashion Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

The fashion industry gets a lot of flack these days. The excess, the overtly sexual advertising, the humanitarian issues, the waste, the lawsuits, the list goes on. The industry giants have dedicated…

That $8 shirt seems like a deal, but it’s actually a huge problem

Written by Katherine Martinko Source: treehugger.com and Grist   A new video from Grist explains why fast fashion is such a terrible idea and why it is imperative to move away from our obsession with…

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, believes Simone Cipriani, founder of the Ethical Fashion Initiative. But as many industries, from…

Whose backs are we standing on?

Written by Lewit Gemida Source: Global Citizen To many, child labor probably sounds like a thing of the past; a horrible consequence of rampant capitalism that countries like the United States managed…

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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