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Introduction to Fashion Manufacturing

Handmade vs Mass ManufactureΒ  The mass manufacturing of commercial clothing requires an enormous amount of energy, produces both toxic and ...
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Introduction to Second Hand Clothing

The environmental impact of an item of clothing continues throughout its entire life cycle; from the water, land etc. used ...
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Introduction to Recycling and Upcycling

Introduction to Recycling and Upcycling

An estimated 1 million tonnes of textiles are thrown away per year in the UK alone. At least 50% of ...
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Introduction to Vegan Textiles

For many consumers, ethics and sustainability in fashion centres around the use of animal by-products. Animal by-products most used in ...
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Introduction to Ethical Fashion and Greenwashing

With the rise of apparel manufacturing processes that seek to fight the business model known as fast fashion, the concepts ...
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Introduction to Natural and Synthetic Dyes

Introduction to Natural and Synthetic Dyes

Dyeing is the process of adding colour to textile products like yarns, fibres, and fabrics. Historically, the primary source of ...
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Introduction to Sustainable and Ethical Fabrics

Cotton: Non-organic cotton has been called the world’s dirtiest crop because of its unparalleled use of insecticides, water, and land, ...
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Introduction to Organic Textiles

Organic, like Fairtrade, is a buzzword that is popular in both the food and textile industries. It refers to food ...
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Introduction to the Living Wage

Article 23 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that β€œeveryone who works has the right to just and ...
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Introduction to Fair Trade Fashion

There is sometimes confusion surrounding Fair Trade, particularly about what the difference between Fair Trade, and Fairtrade is. Fair Trade ...
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