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Sustainable and Ethical Clothing

Sustainable and Ethical Clothing

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Discuss, share and contact those who are interested in sustainable fashion.

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    • Luca
      Luca joined the group Sustainable and Ethical Clothing
      • EleonoraG

        Rana Plaza collapse: 38 charged with murder over garment factory disaster

        www.theguardian.com

        Three defendants also charged for helping complex owner Sohel Rana flee after incident in which five garment factories fell in 2013, killing 1,135 people

        • EleonoraG
          “I lavoratori delle fabbriche che producono per i grandi marchi europei come Adidas, Clarks e Ecco ci hanno raccontato, tra le altre violazioni, di salari ben al disotto del livello dignitoso, straordinari non volontari, protezione insufficiente dai...

          Cina, la lotta per i diritti del lavoro nell'industria delle calzature

          www.repubblica.it

          Tutto nasce da una ricerca intitolata "Una dura storia di cuoio", realizzata in Italia, tra le fabbriche del distretto di Santa Croce. Lo sguardo si

          • EleonoraG
            "Greenpeace, which has lauded H&M for being the first fashion brand to eliminate PFC chemicals from its products, also criticized the recycling campaign. “H&M’s Recycling Week is in reality a week of illusions since only one percent of collected...
            • EleonoraG
              “Cotton farmers are the first and forgotten step of a long and complex production chain that ends in our wardrobes. Economic and institutional stakeholders must enable those who grow our clothes to make a living with their work. Fairtrade is the...

              Fair Trade movement and African farmers call for urgent action to put small-scale cotton farmers on the global agenda on sustainable textiles

              wfto.com

              15 March 2016 (Paris) – The Fair Trade Advocacy Office has launched a position paper at the Cotton Forum taking place in Paris today, in cooperation with the Association of African Cotton Producers.

              • EleonoraG
                "It urges the Bangladeshi government and apparel brands to foster environments in which workers can voice their safety concerns, and help to develop solutions, including the right to freedom of association. Brands can play an important role...

                Low wages, unsafe conditions and harassment: fashion must do more to protect female workers

                www.theguardian.com

                In the spirit of International Women’s Day, leading brands should vow to do more to protect the women making our clothes

                • EleonoraG
                  "Recently, she was fired from her job at the factory, along with scores of her coworkers. She says it was because her bosses found out they were trying to build a union. Managers at other factories refused to hire her. They thought she was a...

                  The face of Target (and others) in Bangladesh, at 400 pieces an hour

                  www.pri.org

                  A "Made in Bangladesh" tag on clothing typically also means "made by women," because they make up 80 percent of the country's garment-factory workforce. Many of them send the money they earn back to villages in the countryside.

                  • EleonoraG
                    "Turkey’s giant textile industry is a major supplier to Europe but remains largely unregulated, an estimated 60% of the total workforce is unregistered, meaning they work informally, usually without a contract or any employment benefits. Syrian...

                    Hidden child labour: how Syrian refugees in Turkey are supplying Europe with fast fashion

                    www.theguardian.com

                    Thousands of Syrian refugees are working illegally in the Turkish garment industry where child labour, low wages and poor conditions are common

                    • Cinzia
                      Cinzia joined the group Sustainable and Ethical Clothing
                      • EleonoraG
                        EleonoraG bookmarked Where Does Discarded Clothing Go?
                        "In New York City, clothing and textiles account for more than six percent of all garbage, which translates to 193,000 tons tossed annually. (These numbers mirror national averages: Americans recycle or donate only 15 percent of their used clothing,...

                        Where Does Discarded Clothing Go?

                        www.theatlantic.com

                        Americans send 10.5 million tons of clothing to landfills every year. Can for-profit recycling companies turn those rags into riches?

                        • EleonoraG
                          "The analysis shows that H&M is dramatically behind schedule in correcting the dangers identified by the Accord’s inspectors, thereby putting tens of thousands of workers’ lives at risk. Even more disturbing, these negative results derive from an...
                          • EleonoraG
                            EleonoraG bookmarked Deadly Fast Fashion
                            "Women are at the centre of the fashion industry, both as consumers and as the garment workers who make the clothes. Approximately 80% of garment workers worldwide are women. It is an industry which turns over $1.2 trillion a year worldwide, yet...
                            • EleonoraG
                              EleonoraG bookmarked High fashion's human cost
                              "Despite a five-year-old ruling to install roof sprinklers, temperatures inside the Kin Tai Garment factory remain hotter than outside, and workers are resorting to desperate measures to keep from fainting"

                              High fashion's human cost

                              www.phnompenhpost.com

                              Despite a five-year-old ruling to install roof sprinklers, temperatures inside the Kin Tai Garment factory remain hotter than outside, and workers are resorting to desperate measures to keep from fainting
                              Giorgio Armani has built a world-renowned...

                              • EleonoraG
                                "The thing that makes Bangladesh’s garment industry so huge is the same thing that makes it dangerous—and difficult to fix. It’s just so cheap."
                                • EleonoraG
                                  "The Chinese city of Xintang, known as the world's jeans capital, is home to an industry tainted by labour rights abuses.   We find workers risking their health while sandblasting jeans, a controversial process that makes denim look...
                                  • EleonoraG

                                    Bangladesh labor leader arrested during Rana Plaza protest in New Jersey

                                    www.theguardian.com

                                    Kalpona Akter, a well-known activist, traveled the US to fight for garment industry safety and raise funds for families in factory disaster

                                    • EleonoraG
                                      We usually receive news about the bad working conditions of developing world countries, but it seems that UK workers too are experiencing labor rights violations we cannot ignore. "The majority of workers in Leicester’s garment sector earn around...

                                      New report published on working conditions in Leicester garment sector — University of Leicester

                                      www2.le.ac.uk

                                      Study led by Dr Nik Hammer of University of Leicester’s Centre for Sustainable Work and Employment Futures

                                      • EleonoraG
                                        The stories of forced labour: Furkat, high school teacher
                                        • EleonoraG
                                          EleonoraG bookmarked Benetton: Pay Up!
                                          "After Benetton products were found buried in the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, where at least 1,138 workers lost their lives on April 24th last year, the company denied all knowledge of the factory, until photos of their labels in...
                                          • EleonoraG
                                            Bangladeshi garment workers are still fighting to get human and fair labour conditions despite World indifference... 
                                            Bangladesh Police Fire Tear Gas at Garment Workers on Hunger Strike
                                            • EleonoraG
                                              The textile sector is water intensive and wasteful. As cotton prices fluctuate and agricultural land for food runs out, it needs a new business model.

                                              Textiles manufacturers can't avoid circular economy principles forever

                                              www.theguardian.com

                                              The textile sector is water intensive and wasteful. As agricultural land for food runs out, it needs a new business model

                                              • EleonoraG
                                                During last month's International Fashion Showcase, The Manila Wear showcase from the Philippines was the only one that highlighted how six designers incorporate indigenous sustainable materials into their designs. In addition, each designer had...

                                                Fashion designers in Philippines support communities with sustainable textiles

                                                www.theguardian.com

                                                A new wave of Philippine designers are addressing climate change using indigenous sustainable textiles and social enterprise in their working practices

                                                • EleonoraG
                                                  Daewoo: Stop supporting slavery in Uzbekistan! by International Labor Rights Forum
                                                  Hi everybody, I'd like to share this call to action by International Labor Rights Forum asking Daewoo to stop profiting from forced labor in Uzbekistan, where the government mobilizes more than a million men, women and children each year to...
                                                  • EleonoraG
                                                    A new investigation by Greenpeace has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children’s clothing and footwear across a number of major clothing brands, including fast fashion, sportswear and luxury brands.

                                                    A Little Story About the Monsters In Your Closet

                                                    www.greenpeace.org

                                                    A new investigation by Greenpeace has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children’s clothing and footwear across a number of major clothing brands, including fast fashion, sportswear and luxury brands.

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