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TRAID has launched a new toolkit - Behind the Seams - to support educators to promote education for sustainability. The toolkit explores how we produce, consume and waste clothes to equip young people with the skills and knowledge they need to help shape a more sustainable society. Marking TRAID's 20th year, this in-depth education resource builds on the lessons learned…
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Beyond Black Friday

28 / 11 / 19
Black Friday. A day when unbridled consumption is fetishised and celebrated. When what we buy isn’t about need or utility, but bargain basement prices. When crowds brawling over heavily discounted goods goes viral and is treated as entertainment. A refuse truck dumps waste at a landfill site ©Leigh McAlea As awareness of the climate emergency grows, the gap between the…
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TRAID is concerned at the 'business as usual' response from the UK Government which rejected a raft of recommendations made by MPs as part of the Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry into the sustainability of the fashion industry - Fixing Fashion, Clothing consumption and sustainability. Fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world and creates more carbon emissions…
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