Time to hang up your dirty laundry and skip a boring adultmin chore? I wrote a little feature on the debates surrounding whether to wash or not wash our favourite fashion staples in the name of a)preserving our environment and b)prolonging the lifespan of garments. It probes into the attitudinal shift, menace of microfibres, energy/water conservation & a call to arms for innovation by utility manufacturers & FMCG companies.
You may have heard of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals - but what exactly are they? How did they come to fruition? Who are they designed for? How do they inform global sustainability decision making? Can we achieve them? In this S & S Decoded, I deduce the above and examine how we can use each of the sustainable development goals as guiding principles and policy initiatives to better our people and planet.
Take a look at my analysis as the UK Government fails to adopt recommendations of the Environmental Audit Committees’s Fixing Fashion Report.
A healthy dose of the definitive sustainable sounds you need to devour during your daily commute, gym session or evening wind down.
In light of Fashion Revolution Week , Fashion Revoltuion have published their salient 2019 transparency index. Take at look at a summary of the findings measuring and benchmarking sustainability and transparency in the fashion industry.
Spring cleaning is calling and it's time to get down and dirty with these sustainable household names. Take a look at S & S's top picks for sparkling perfection that are people and planet friendly!
Death by an LBD – is it possible?! Solvents, surfactants, dyes, led, plasticisers and phthalates are ubiquitous chemicals found in clothing. What’s a CMR? A PBT? A vPvP? Or an EDC? All will be revealed! In this latest S & S Decoded I explore how the fashion industry and its market players can combat the chic but toxic mentality that has become rigidly entrenched into it’s manufacturing processes.