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The value chain’s impact on biodiversity.

The apparel value chain is one of the main contributors to climate change due to the pressure it places on biodiversity. Our variety of plant and animal life on earth is important  and desirable because its health directly contributes to human health. Most of the negative impact on biodiversity comes from three stages in the …

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The re(generation) of fashion

The term sustainability is slowly losing its strength in the solutions game of the world because more resources are depleting at an alarming rate. We are past the point of avoiding depletion of natural resources because it has already happened and the resources that have not been completely depleted are at very critical levels.  We …

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Nanotechnologies in textile and clothing production.

Nanotechnology, the scientific process  of manipulating matter on an atomic, molecular  and supramolecular scale is revolutionising fashion by manipulating fabrics for sustainable operations within the industry. Beginning in the mid 2000s, fashion manufacturers began incorporating nanotechnology though silver nanoparticles which were built into their fabrics. The silver nanoparticles are antimicrobial, meaning that they kill bacteria …

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Blockchain – A guide to sustainable operations within the fashion industry.

Blockchain, an information technology system capable of storing information globally on thousands of servers. The system is meant to enhance social welfare and environmental performance while maintaining the supply chain’s profits. It is the perfect balancing effect for social, environmental and economic performance within the fashion apparel industry. The system is difficult to implement but …

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The United Nation Development Program’s (UNDP) guide to a sustainable future.

The 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development is committed to the principles of universality and equality. The sustainable development goals are meant to achieve uniformity for member states, however, the conditions under which United Nations member states find them are vastly irregular and this means each member should be aware of their unique needs in order …

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WHY DON’T YOU INTEND TO?

Learn to identify legitimate sustainable brands. Fast fashion thrives on our inability as consumers to engage with our clothes, accessories and shoes. The apparels are produced under pressure to reduce costs while making as many products as possible, this means that environmental responsibility is ignored in the name of profit through cheap and toxic processes. …