Goverment lets the fashion industry to thrash our planet

Related Keywords: clothing, environmental impact, fashion, fashion industry, fast fashion, Garments, landfills, planet, Sustainable clothing, Textiles

United Kingdom
Goverment lets the fashion industry to thrash our planet
Summary: 
The proposals from Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee to begin to address the thoroughly outsized contribution of the fashion industry to the trashing of our planet were modest. If they could be criticised, it was for that very modesty. They started with the proposal for 1p per garment to be taken

The proposals from Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee to begin to address the thoroughly outsized contribution of the fashion industry to the trashing of our planet were modest.

If they could be criticised, it was for that very modesty.

They started with the proposal for 1p per garment to be taken as a levy, raising £35 million a year to fund better collection and sorting of garments to stop them ending up in landfill.

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Can Boohoos recycled clothes really solve the problem of fast fashion

Related Keywords: Boohoo, clothing, eco friendlym, environment, fabrics, fast fashion, Garments, landfills, micro fibers, pollutuion, Recycle, retailers, waste

United States
Can Boohoos recycled clothes really solve the problem of fast fashion
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"If someone really cared about buying ethically sourced, green clothes then they wouldn't shop at Boohoo," shopper Camilla tells the BBC on Oxford Street. She is commenting on the fast fashion retailer's first recycled clothing range - made with reclaimed plastics - which was unveiled this week. The 22-year-old's view is not surprising, given the millions of low cost, fast fashion

"If someone really cared about buying ethically sourced, green clothes then they wouldn't shop at Boohoo," shopper Camilla tells the BBC on Oxford Street.

She is commenting on the fast fashion retailer's first recycled clothing range - made with reclaimed plastics - which was unveiled this week.

The 22-year-old's view is not surprising, given the millions of low cost, fast fashion clothes that Boohoo sells every year.

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Aditya Birla Fashion and Intellcap for circular apparel innovation factory

Related Keywords: ABFRL, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail, apparels, CAIF, clothing, fashion textile, Garments, innovation, innovation factory, Intellcap, ReEarth

India
Aditya Birla Fashion and Intellcap for circular apparel innovation factory
Summary: 
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) are joining a unique and pioneering industry-led platform, 'Circular Apparel Innovation Factory' (CAIF) in collaboration with Intellecap. CAIF is India's first industry-led platform, aiming to build a circular apparel

Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd (ABFRL) are joining a unique and pioneering industry-led platform, 'Circular Apparel Innovation Factory' (CAIF) in collaboration with Intellecap.

CAIF is India's first industry-led platform, aiming to build a circular apparel and textile industry in India. Its mission is to search, seed, support, and scale circular textile and apparel innovations in India by building an enabling ecosystem of brands, manufacturers, enterprises, and innovators across the value chain.

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Clothing sales are up, but the lifespan of clothes is shorter

Related Keywords: clothing, fashion, fast fashion, Forever 21, H&M, retail, Textiles, Urban Outfitters

United States
Clothing sales are up, but the lifespan of clothes is shorter
Summary: 
People are buying more clothing today than they did 15 years ago. But they’re only wearing it half as long.That means clothing production and sales are both on the rise, and so is the amount of clothing in landfills. In such a climate, “fast-fashion” companies, like Forever 21 and Zaful, are growing, said Karen Leonas, a professor in the Wilson College of Textiles at N.C. State University. And thrift stores and secondhand clothing sales are growing even faster, at 24 times the

People are buying more clothing today than they did 15 years ago.

But they’re only wearing it half as long.

That means clothing production and sales are both on the rise, and so is the amount of clothing in landfills.

In such a climate, “fast-fashion” companies, like Forever 21 and Zaful, are growing, said Karen Leonas, a professor in the Wilson College of Textiles at N.C. State University. And thrift stores and secondhand clothing sales are growing even faster, at 24 times the rate of other retail.

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London students present sustainable designs

Related Keywords: clothing, England, environment, Ethical Fashion, fashion, Garments, sustainablility

United Kingdom
London students present sustainable designs
Summary: 
Clothes grown from slime mold and tupperware handbags were among the environmentally-friendly designs and ideas presented by fashion graduates at a London arts school on Friday. The Royal College of Art is holding its annual

Clothes grown from slime mold and tupperware handbags were among the environmentally-friendly designs and ideas presented by fashion graduates at a London arts school on Friday.

The Royal College of Art is holding its annual fashion show, in which students in women swear, menswear, knitwear, footwear, accessories and millinery unveil their creations.

This year, the “All At Once” show looks at the fashion industry’s impact on the environment at a time when many designer houses are seeking to improve their green credentials to appeal to increasingly environmentally conscious consumers.

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Chinese imports may impact the cost of everything

Related Keywords: apparel, China, clothing, export, import, manufacturing, production, tariff, trade, United States, war

United States
Chinese imports may impact the cost of everything
Summary: 
By now you may have heard that increasing tariffs on imports from China may impact the cost of everything from sneakers to patio furniture by up to 25%. But in many categories, it’s still unclear how that increased cost could impact the end

By now you may have heard that increasing tariffs on imports from China may impact the cost of everything from sneakers to patio furniture by up to 25%.

But in many categories, it’s still unclear how that increased cost could impact the end consumer: that’s you, who’s trying to buy a shoe or a lawn chair.

Direct-to-consumer apparel company Everlane showed the New York Times how much prices for its popular products could change once new tariffs are included in production costs.

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Canadian company is expanding its offerings in rental business

Related Keywords: Canada, clothing, Clothing chains, dress rental company, fashion, NPD Group, Nuuly, Rent Frock Repeat, rental, warehouse

Canada
Canadian company is expanding its offerings in rental business
Summary: 
Clothing rental options are evolving from one-off, special occasion outfits to subscriptions for everyday apparel, and a Canadian company is expanding its closet to get in on the

Clothing rental options are evolving from one-off, special occasion outfits to subscriptions for everyday apparel, and a Canadian company is expanding its closet to get in on the trend.

Rent Frock Repeat is relaunching this fall as a monthly clothing subscription service, after eight years in the designer dress rental business.

"[The customers are] the ones that set this in motion, because the demand was there," said Kristy Wieber, president of Rent Frock Repeat.

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IOTA enters the Supply Chain Business with Alyx

Related Keywords: Alyx, blockchain, clothing, DLT solution, fashion, Garments, IBM, IOTA, Jaguar, Textile

United States
IOTA enters the Supply Chain Business with Alyx
Summary: 
IOTA’s Tangle and Origin trail’s ODN is being used by luxury fashion brand Alyx to track its garments supply chain. Alyx customer can use a mobile application to scan QR codes and access every information

IOTA’s Tangle and Origin trail’s ODN is being used by luxury fashion brand Alyx to track its garments supply chain.

Alyx customer can use a mobile application to scan QR codes and access every information of their purchase.

DLT solution backed by the blockchain aims to further enhance transparency between manufacturers and customers.

Alyx, a colossal name in the luxury fashion industry, recently announced their partnership with IOTA and that they will be using IOTA’s very own blockchain called ‘Tangle” to track their opaque garments supply chain.

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Know who made your clothes

Related Keywords: clothing, eco-friendly, Ethical Fashion, ethical product, fabrics environment, fashion, supply chains, sustainable, Textile

United Kingdom
Know who made your clothes
Summary: 
The concept of Where Does It Come From? is self-explanatory. The clothing brand is driving for total transparency in the fashion industry, particularly in the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh

The concept of Where Does It Come From? is self-explanatory. The clothing brand is driving for total transparency in the fashion industry, particularly in the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh and controversy around a number of fashion brands’ workshop conditions.

All the clothes produced by Where Does It Come From? come with a code on the garment label, so customers can trace the whole supply chain, getting to know the people involved in the production chain, as well as exploring the process.

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Messe Frankfurt India announces strategic re-organization of its consumer goods portfolio

Related Keywords: Ambiente, CAGR, clothing, India, Messe Frankfurt, Paperworld, Textile

India
Messe Frankfurt India announces strategic re-organization of its consumer goods
Summary: 
In a strategic re-organization of its trade fair assets in India, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India has announced the consolidation and relocation of its consumer goods portfolio – with leading brands

In a strategic re-organization of its trade fair assets in India, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India has announced the consolidation and relocation of its consumer goods portfolio – with leading brands coming together under one roof. The first combined edition of Interior Lifestyle India, Paperworld India and Corporate Gifts Show will take place from 19 – 22 March 2020 in Mumbai.

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