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Closing the Loop: Your Guide to Circular Fashion

In today’s fashion landscape, there’s a revolutionary concept gaining momentum – Circular Fashion. This exciting approach aims to reduce waste, conserve resources, and minimize pollution by rethinking how we design, produce, and consume clothing. In this article, we’ll delve into the world of Circular Fashion, explore its core principles, characteristics, examples, and ways for both fashion brands and savvy consumers...


EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles: A Game Changer for the Textile Industry

The European Parliament, in its plenary session on 1 June 2023, took a significant step forward by adopting a resolution on the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles (EU textiles strategy). This strategy aims to revolutionise the textile industry, making it more sustainable while addressing the environmental impact of textile production and consumption, including climate change, water usage, and...

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Unraveling the Unsustainability of Recycling PET in the Fashion Industry

The fashion industry has long been grappling with the environmental consequences of its practices, particularly concerning plastic waste. While recycling is often heralded as a solution to mitigate the impact of discarded materials, the process of recycling polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic, widely used in the fashion industry, is not without its sustainability challenges. In this article, we delve into the...


The Impact of Clothing Brands’ Purchasing Practices on Garment Workers in Bangladesh

As consumers, we often take for granted the clothes we wear and the people who make them. However, a recent report by the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights highlights the harsh reality of the impact that purchasing practices of clothing brands and retailers have on garment workers in Bangladesh. Despite the improvements made in factory safety in...

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Clean Energy for Fashion Sustainability: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Resources

Climate change is a major issue affecting the world today. The usage of fossil fuels is a major contribution to global warming. As a remedy, clean energy sources like solar, wind, and hydro power are becoming more cost-effective and efficient at mitigating the effects of climate change. This article shows how clean energy sources can help fashion manufacturing become more...


Bangladesh : World Leader Among LEED Certified Green Factories

reen Textile Limited’s unit-4 in Mymensingh, a joint venture initiative of Epic group and Envoy legacy Green Textile Ltd unit 4, has become the world leader among LEED certified green factories after receiving a score of 104 out of 110, the highest ever in the apparel industry category.


Understanding Twill Fabric: Properties, Characteristics, and Use

Twill Twill is a textile weave that features diagonal parallel ribs. It is one of three basic types of textile weaves, the others being plain weave and satin. The weft thread is passed over one or more warp threads, then under two or more warp threads, and so on, with a “step,” or offset, between rows to form the distinctive...


The French Strategy for Circular Economy: waste prevention and circular economy legislation

In 2016, France generated a significant amount of waste, amounting to 4,6 tonnes waste per inhabitant. Large amounts of post-consumer waste are barely looped back into the system, fall through the waste management system’s cracks, and end up causing environmental damage and endangering biodiversity. In 2016, an estimated 4.5 million tonnes of plastic waste was generated in France, with 80,000...


Sustainable Apparel Coalition to Pause Use of Higg Profiles Globally Following NCA Report

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) will halt the use of consumer-facing Higg labels worldwide after Norwegian authorities determined that they were deceptive to consumers. As it works with the Norwegian Consumer Authority (NCA) and other industry stakeholders, the SAC will suspend the use of Higg Index Sustainability Profiles and the Higg Index Materials seal on products. The Sustainable Apparel Coalition...


M&S Collaborates With Dotte, a Pre-Loved Children’s Clothing Platform

M&S Kidswear has announced a collaboration with dotte, the UK’s first fully circular kidswear peer-to-peer marketplace where parents can buy, sell, donate, and recycle outgrown children’s clothing. About Dotty dotte, founded in 2020 by Louise Weiss and Samantha Valentine, aims to address the challenges that parents face when buying secondhand by curating products, providing style inspiration, and incorporating brand partnerships....