A Useful Consumption Habit To Develop in 2021: Look At The Tag.

You have been hearing the words sustainable fashion, eco-friendly clothing and maybe responsible fashion consumption used a lot lately and these terms have become of great interest to you. You have now decided that this is the kind of lifestyle and environmental activism you would like to contribute towards because it feels good to identify …

Diversity In Sustainable Fashion

Sustainability has quickly become one of the fashion industry’s favourite buzzwords, for it not only makes people feel like they’re a part of something but because it has forced every aspect of the industry to re-evaluate their contributions. Another phrase that is quickly becoming a buzzword is diversity, riddled with the industry’s guilt for overlooking …

The mass impact of circular fashion

What is circular fashion? In order to effectively explain this concept we must first understand the linear production model, which characterises the fashion industry currently. The majority of fashion producers across the globe still employ the use and dump method. The production of fashion begins with the extraction of natural resources such as pure cotton …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …