#Clothes

  • Feature: 5 Plastic Alternatives Doing More Harm Than Good — and What to Use Instead
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    5 Plastic Alternatives Doing More Harm Than Good — and What to Use Instead

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 9, 2019

    “It’s dangerous for us to continue to have a single-use mentality.” Read more

  • Article: Britain's Fashion Industry Is Exploitative and Unsustainable, Say Parliamentarians
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    Britain's Fashion Industry Is Exploitative and Unsustainable, Say Parliamentarians

    Jan. 31, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Britain buys more clothes per person than any other country in Europe. Read more

  • Article: The 'Marie Kondo Effect' Could Be Doing Amazing Things for UK Charity Shops
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    The 'Marie Kondo Effect' Could Be Doing Amazing Things for UK Charity Shops

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 22, 2019

    A new Netflix show has reportedly inspired a wave of clothing donations in Britain. Read more

  • Article: A Huge Fire in Alexandra Has Sparked Outpourings of Support From South Africans
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    A Huge Fire in Alexandra Has Sparked Outpourings of Support From South Africans

    By Thato Mahlangu|Dec. 13, 2018

    The fire destroyed hundreds of homes in one of South Africa's poorest townships. Read more

  • Article: Is Slavery Lurking in Your Outfit? Here's What You Can Actually Do to Help Prevent It
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    Is Slavery Lurking in Your Outfit? Here's What You Can Actually Do to Help Prevent It

    Oct. 18, 2018|International Justice Mission

    Human trafficking generates over $150 billion a year — and all of us are funding it. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Fast Fashion Industry Could Be Set for a Makeover
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    Britain's Fast Fashion Industry Could Be Set for a Makeover

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 22, 2018

    Cheap, throwaway fashion is wreaking havoc on the environment. Read more

  • Article: This UK Retailer’s Gender-Neutral Kids Clothing Is Driving the Internet Wild
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    This UK Retailer’s Gender-Neutral Kids Clothing Is Driving the Internet Wild

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 5, 2017

    “It’s political correctness gone mad.” Of course it is. Read more

  • Article: Patagonia's New Clothes Line Has a Unique Ingredient That's Good for the Planet
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    Patagonia's New Clothes Line Has a Unique Ingredient That's Good for the Planet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 3, 2017

    What is dead may never dye. Read more