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Knowing What Makes an Item “Credential”


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For many clothing consumers, the term “credential” may be unfamiliar or draw an unclear definition of what the term actually means. Many in the fashion industry tend to think that “credential clothing” refers to all variety of recycled materials and that they end goal in producing these materials is exclusively an environmental interest. In early … Continue reading Knowing What Makes an Item “Credential”

Addressing Disposable Fast Fashion with a Mixed Rags Solution


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Building a personal fashion collection by using items from an earlier era or owner is a practice that is increasingly becoming in vogue given the challenges of wasteful fashions and the overflow of landfills. Many studies show that millennials are now turning to the process of thrifting – which was at a time a less … Continue reading Addressing Disposable Fast Fashion with a Mixed Rags Solution

The Cost Benefits of Credential Clothing


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Statistics indicate that one of the least likely recycled materials among consumers is textiles. According to CBC, consumers channel much of their attention and efforts where recycling is concerned with materials such as newspapers, plastic containers, glass, plastic, and cardboard. In Ontario alone, as of 2016, only 15 percent of discarded textiles were being recycled. … Continue reading The Cost Benefits of Credential Clothing

Addressing Textile Ethics One Mixed Rag at a Time


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While textile consumption continues to be at a noted high, consumers are growing all the more interested in alternative textile markets that show an ethical interest in the environment and responsible attitude towards spending. Experts argue that this impulse has grown – in part – out of the rise of “fast fashion.” While many consumers … Continue reading Addressing Textile Ethics One Mixed Rag at a Time

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