Tag: fashion industry

    Impacts of fast fashion on the environment

    The fashion industry, especially since the rise of fast fashion, is among the most damaging industries for the environment, responsible for 10% of global carbon emissions and 20% of global wastewater. Let’s read the article by Earth.org based on a review article by Niinimaki et al. (2020), published in Nature in April 2020.    Some […]

    Billie Eilish is PETA 2021 Person of the Year for “championing animal rights”

    PETA NGO announced on December 1 that Billie Eilish is their 2021 Person of the Year for “championing animal rights, never staying silent about injustice, and using her influence to push the fashion industry to recognize that cruelty is never in style.” She gets people to listen – and not only to her music. She […]

    Are clothes made from recycled materials really more sustainable?

    A growing number of brands are switching to recycled fibers but experts worry people may believe their purchases are impact-free – when that’s far from true. We’ve found for you an explanation by The Guardian what is wright and what is wrong in this sphere. Woven into your clothes is a material that takes on […]

    The time for sustainable fashion has come. How to dress eco-friendly?

    At first glance, the innocent fashion industry is one of the main polluters of the environment. Clothing production is responsible for 10% of all CO2 emissions per year. It ranks 2nd in the world in the use of freshwater, while responsible for 20% of all industrial water pollution. In addition, the fashion industry harms not […]

    Ethical Gold and Post-Consumer Cotton: How Global Brands Become Sustainable

    There are so many ways to save nature: sponsoring ocean-going expeditions to protect the ocean, biodegradable cream formulas and 100% botanicals, recycled materials and sustainable precious metals etc. Let’s check Forbes Life’s review how fashion and beauty brands are increasing their resilience. The fashion industry accounts for 10% of the world’s carbon emissions – more […]