Stella Tennant wants you to stop buying new clothes

Related Keywords: environment, fashion, garment, Industry, jeans, landfill, Stella Tennant, tshirt

United States
Stella Tennant wants you to stop buying new clothes
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This might sound strange, but if you were to take all the water you would be able to drink in the next 13 years, you would have the amount that it takes to make one T-shirt and a pair of jeans. Yet how many pairs of jeans and how many T-shirts must the average person own? For most, the total number is likely in double figures, which is to say: it will have taken

This might sound strange, but if you were to take all the water you would be able to drink in the next 13 years, you would have the amount that it takes to make one T-shirt and a pair of jeans. Yet how many pairs of jeans and how many T-shirts must the average person own? For most, the total number is likely in double figures, which is to say: it will have taken a lot of H2O.

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Offshore apparel manufacturing may move back home as automation takes over

Related Keywords: apparel, apparel manufacturing, Bangladesh, China, export, fabric, garment, import, jeans, labour, manufacturing, production, sewing, supply chain, Textile, tshirt, workers

China
Offshore apparel manufacturing may move back home as automation takes over
Summary: 
Offshoring of apparel manufacturing has been a blessing for many developing countries. The readymade garments (RMG) industry, employer of 4 million workers, mostly rural women, contributes more than 80 percent to Bangladesh's export

Offshoring of apparel manufacturing has been a blessing for many developing countries. The readymade garments (RMG) industry, employer of 4 million workers, mostly rural women, contributes more than 80 percent to Bangladesh's export revenue. Low-cost labour has been the primary reason for western retailers to wait for months to get a shipment from offshore destinations. Once technology becomes a cheaper alternative to the least costly manufacturing labour, will apparel manufacturing complete the journey in returning home?

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