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Responsible Attitudes In Fashion: New Study Compares Consumers vs. Industry - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)

Responsible Attitudes In Fashion: New Study Compares Consumers vs. Industry - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog) | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Responsible Attitudes In Fashion: New Study Compares Consumers vs. Industry
CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)
In recent research conducted during a consumer trade fair, we found that consumers are not as clueless as the industry assumes them to be.
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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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Your Next Patagonia Jacket Could Comprise Yeast-Engineered Silk

Your Next Patagonia Jacket Could Comprise Yeast-Engineered Silk | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Looks like The North Face isn't the only outdoor-apparel brand toying with the idea of synthetic spider silk. Patagonia has just inked a deal with Bay Area
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New report ranks brand sustainable cotton programmes | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

New report ranks brand sustainable cotton programmes | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
New report ranks brand sustainable cotton programmes
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Stricter requirements for ETAD companies | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News

Stricter requirements for ETAD companies | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Stricter requirements for ETAD companies
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Economia circolare e responsabilità del produttore: un matrimonio che può funzionare

Economia circolare e responsabilità del produttore: un matrimonio che può funzionare | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Chi produce un bene deve gestirne l’intero ciclo di vita, occupandosi anche di quando tale prodotto diventa un rifiuto. Solo così si possono evitare distorsioni e inefficienze che metterebbero a rischio l’obiettivo di realizzare un modello economico circolare. 
 
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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
Patagonia shares microfibre findings
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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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Fair Play: Social responsibility in the supply chain

Fair Play: Social responsibility in the supply chain | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
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Social responsibility in the supply chain
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Nike's sustainabilty push sees shoes made from rubbish

Nike's sustainabilty push sees shoes made from rubbish | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Your footwear could be made from ground-up shoes. Thus, the brand is making it crystal clear that closing the loop in athletic footwear is possible.
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ACIMIT flags up Italian textile machinery advances | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

ACIMIT flags up Italian textile machinery advances | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
ACIMIT stresses its comittment to sustainable textile machinery technology
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Resource savings in polyester textile dyeing | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News

Resource savings in polyester textile dyeing | Dyes & Chemicals News | Ecotextile News | Ethical Fashion | Scoop.it
Dystar launches resource saving polyester dyeing system
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