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Fast & Cheap Fashion Consumption Leads to R.A.G.S.

Skip the landfill and discard your unwanted R.A.G.S. – Recycle Accessories Garments Shoes – responsibly. Americans discard more than 28 billion pounds of unwanted clothing, shoes, and other textiles.  Charitable organizations and others collect roughly 15 percent of these items, while the remaining 85 percent — 24 billion pounds — end up in landfills.  – […]

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The Power of The Designer To Create Sustainable Change

Up to 80% of a garment’s environmental impact is decided in the design phase. Only a few designers and product developers realize their potential to create sustainable change through their decision. – Jonas Eder-Hansen, vice president & development director at the Danish Fashion Institute | Recycling International Designers should recognize that true innovation is best achieved by […]

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Up-cycle | Refashioned Apparel Is The Most Sustainable

Refashioned apparel is Eco-fashion at its best. It keeps unwanted items and material out of the waste stream. Innovative designers are using up-cycling in their collections. Consumers are realizing the negative effects of fast fashion and are refashioning their own wardrobe. [Above Images and Feature Image | Recycle for Greater Manchester hosted an award winning […]

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