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Prince Charles: "Nature Can Go Hand-in-Hand With Beautiful Clothes" | Ecouterre

Prince Charles: "Nature Can Go Hand-in-Hand With Beautiful Clothes" | Ecouterre | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
In a letter lauding Livia Firth's Green Carpet Challenge, the Prince of Wales notes that a sustainable future is not about sackcloth and ashes.
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Saving China With Sustainable Fashion

Saving China With Sustainable Fashion | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
It may be a financial goliath but behind China’s global influence lays an ecological fragility perilous to progress. Having followed a largely pro-capitalist economic agenda based on industrialisation and radical expansion since the late seventies, China is now the world’s second largest economy and set to become the biggest by 2030. Yet 16 of the world's 20 most polluted cities are found in the country, 60% of groundwater is polluted and more than a quarter of its key rivers are unfit for human contact. By Fi Anderson
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Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week | Duurzame mode van 7 t/m 16 okt

Dutch Sustainable Fashion Week | Duurzame mode van 7 t/m 16 okt | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Van 7 t/m 16 oktober 2016 wordt in honderden winkels door heel Nederland duurzame mode beter zichtbaar gemaakt.
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Does Recycling Your Clothes Actually Make a Difference?

Does Recycling Your Clothes Actually Make a Difference? | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
How sustainable has the "2nd dirtiest industry" become?
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Bangladesh factory fire: At least 23 killed in Tongi - BBC News

At least 23 people are killed in a huge fire triggered by a boiler explosion at a packaging factory in Bangladesh.
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The expensive ‘Italian’ shoes made for a pittance in east European sweatshops

The expensive ‘Italian’ shoes made for a pittance in east European sweatshops | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
A troubling study claims that workers producing UK high street brands are enduring low pay and poor conditions
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How PETA Won the Angora Debate and What It Means for Fashion

Though some argue angora rabbit fur can be shorn for wool without harming animals, PETA’s 2013 campaign compelled hundreds of major brands to stop using the fibre, radically reducing the trade.
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Inditex strikes deal with Lenzing to ‘close the loop’ on textiles | Fashion & Retail News | Ecotextile News

Inditex strikes deal with Lenzing to ‘close the loop’ on textiles | Fashion & Retail News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Inditex strikes deal with Lenzing on textiles to textiles technology
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Gore to launch PFC-free outdoor range | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Gore to launch PFC-free outdoor range | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Gore to launch PFC-free outdoor range
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Cleantech purchases Ozone Ultrasonic textile dyeing technology

Cleantech purchases Ozone Ultrasonic textile dyeing technology | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
WUXI – Textile dyeing and finishing company Cleantech Solutions International has entered into an agreement to purchase patented technology from Chengdu
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Patagonia shares microfibre findings | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Patagonia shares microfibre findings | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
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Cathay to begin bio-based nylon production | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Cathay to begin bio-based nylon production | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Cathay to commercialise bio-baaed polyamides for the textile industry
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The Women Who Make H&M's Clothes Are Fired For Getting Pregnant | Broadly

Labor activists in Cambodia and India explain how much life really sucks in H&M factories.
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Home - interloom

Home - interloom | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
The B2B marketplace for sustainable fabrics - organic eco fairtrade certified cotton hemp linen wool jersey denim batiste cloth designer materials wholesale
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NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability

NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
NYFW: Sylvia Heisel on Sustainability, Functionality and Wearability. the early adopter of wearable technology is not about the trends, instead she i
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Textile dyes from cotton waste for dyeing cotton | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News

Textile dyes from cotton waste for dyeing cotton | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Textile dyes from cotton waste for dyeing cotton
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Those Pricey “Made in Italy” Shoes Could Have Come From a Sweatshop

Those Pricey “Made in Italy” Shoes Could Have Come From a Sweatshop | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Think that "made in Europe" corresponds with fair labor? You couldn't be more mistaken. Slapdash working conditions and poverty wages are as endemic to the
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Not So Fast (Fashion)! African Countries to Ban Secondhand Clothing Imports | Sustainable Brands

Not So Fast (Fashion)! African Countries to Ban Secondhand Clothing Imports | Sustainable Brands | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
In March, the governments of the East African Community proposed a ban on imports of secondhand clothes to their regional trade bloc by 2019. The logic is that by stopping the trade of used garments, the apparel industry in these countries will be revitalized, create jobs and exports, and bolster their economies. What interests me is the implications this ban would have on the donating Western countries: If we could no longer offload our unwanted discarded clothing onto the poor, what would we do with those clothes?
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Lenzing launches recycled fibre

Lenzing launches recycled fibre | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Cellulosic fibre supplier Lenzing is launching a new Tencel fibre made from cotton waste fabrics in a bid to drive circular economy solutions in the textile industry.
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Researchers test alternatives to fluorinated liquid repellents | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News

Researchers test alternatives to fluorinated liquid repellents | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Researchers test alternatives to fluorinated liquid repellents
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How your clothes are poisoning our oceans and food supply

How your clothes are poisoning our oceans and food supply | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
New studies show that alarming numbers of tiny fibers from synthetic clothing are making their way from your washing machine into aquatic animals
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Fast-Fashion Castoffs Fuel Global Recycling Network

Fast-Fashion Castoffs Fuel Global Recycling Network | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
The rise of fast fashion has created a tsunami of inexpensive castoff clothing from the U.S. that often ends up resold or reprocessed into pillow stuffing or other goods in the same low-wage countries where it was made.
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Responsible Wool standard prohibits mulesing | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Responsible Wool standard prohibits mulesing | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Responsible Wool standard prohibits mulesing
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SAC agrees on Higg Index transparency roadmap to 2020 | Features | Ecotextile News

SAC agrees on Higg Index transparency roadmap to 2020 | Features | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
SAC agrees on Higg Index transparency roadmap to 2020
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