A fabric bank is trying to turn Brazilian fashion accountable and sustainable

The following is excerpted from Eco-Friendly and Fair: Fast Fashion and Consumer Behavior, by Mark Heuer and Carolin Becker-Leifhold (Routledge, 2018). In Brazil (homeland of the case presented in this chapter), the National Solid Waste Policy (Brasil, 2010) – sanctioned in 2010 and still under implementation — is considered an environmental regulatory landmark. Like European policies, it also establishes waste prevention […]

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Meet The Fashion Brands That Want You To Wear Less

Shutterstock Forget buying shirts made from recycled fabric; a new wave of fashion brands and influencers are leading consumers towards a more environmentally friendly habit. Enter the capsule wardrobe, where the adage of “quality over quantity” is elevated to encourage disposal of low-quality items and investment in seasonless staples. Cara Bartlett, a former buyer at Rue […]

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