#secondhandfirst Archives - Traid

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Traid CEO Maria Chenoweth on why we need to rethink Christmas. We have to get one thing straight. Our planet can no longer afford mass shopping sprees such as Black Friday, Halloween, Valentines, Easter and Christmas, where people working in exploitative conditions produce even more things we don’t need.  These seasonal events are contributing to the irreversible ecological breakdown of…
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Every year, Good Gym teams sprint out to TRAID charity shops, and help us to restock after the sale. This month, this amazing energy restocked TRAID Hammersmith and Shepherd's Bush in record time! Five goodgymers - Arba, Cookie, Beth, Ritsu and Leanne, met at TRAID Hammersmith and set to work removing clothes from hangers. It was Ritsu and Leanne's first…
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Since 1999, TRAID has kept clothes in use for longer. We tackle the problems caused by the fashion industry by working to end clothes waste, reduce production, normalise reuse and increase the market for second-hand - all while funding global projects to improve conditions in the supply chains making our clothes.  In Recycling Week 2021, Maria Chenoweth, CEO at TRAID…
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