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Understanding the Circular Economy – the Design Stage


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The circular economy is the backbone of the used goods industry, and a source of opportunity for the textiles sector. By adopting circular thinking, studies by UK organization WRAP show global economic opportunity worth $700 billion for the consumer goods sector as a whole. So what exactly is the circular economy? Essentially, a circular economy … Continue reading Understanding the Circular Economy – the Design Stage

Questions You Should be Asking About Sustainable Fashion


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Great news for fashion loving environmentalists! It’s possible to uphold eco-friendly values and still look fashionable. Most people believe that the best way to get runway styles in their closet is to buy fast fashion, but fast fashion generates a cycle of waste and consumption that strains the environment. Fast fashion is also harmful for … Continue reading Questions You Should be Asking About Sustainable Fashion

The Karuna Orphanage needs a study hall


Karuna Orphanage Girls

The Karuna Orphanage provides food, shelter, clothing and basic education for 50 girls and is supported by the local community. Bank and Vogue, an Ottawa based company, up-cycles clothing in a factory nearby and has committed to supporting Karuna to offer better quality education and increase the number of girls they can serve. Bank and Vogue provides English lessons one day per week, as well … Continue reading The Karuna Orphanage needs a study hall

The Importance of Fair Fashion


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Today the fashion industry is saturated with terms such as fair fashion, ethical fashion, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, and much more. But what do these terms actually mean, and how are they different? In order to have a positive impact on the fashion industry, it’s important to understand how it operates at a social and human … Continue reading The Importance of Fair Fashion

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