Climate Crisis Archives - Traid

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Environmental consciousness is on the rise and increasingly, efforts to be more sustainable influence our purchase decisions. Accordingly, household names like Asos, boohoo, H&M and ZARA, have adapted to the growing green agenda. Buzzwords like “eco-friendly”, “sustainable range” and “energy efficient” are omnipresent. Sustainability has become big business and greenwashing is the fashion industry’s latest marketing strategy. Coined by environmentalist…
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The unveiling of Patagonia’s "new plan to save our one and only home" could be the most significant action a clothing retailer has taken.  The American outdoor clothing company has long been known – and loved – for its environmentally friendly credentials and social conscience. But it raised the bar when founder, Yvon Chouinard, revealed that all future excess profits…
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Ghastly Halloween

06 / 10 / 21
TRAID's CEO and parent, Maria Chenoweth laments the terrible environmental impacts of Halloween - from single use garments to food waste - and argues we should ghost it immediately. With around 7 million Halloween costumes dumped in landfill in 2020 - equivalent to around 12,500 tonnes of waste and 118,750 tonnes of unnecessary carbon emissions - we have to question…
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