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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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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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5th June marks World Environment Day, a global moment to focus the attention of businesses, investors, governments, communities, and individuals on the urgent need to restore the Earth’s eco-systems.  TRAID’s contribution is to support the UK public to source more of their wardrobe second-hand and pass on clothes in our charity shops, while funding global projects that benefit the people and…
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