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Over a decade ago, TRAID's international development funding strategy evolved to exclusively support projects improving the socio-environmental impacts of clothes supply and production chains. It means that every part of our work – collecting, sorting, reusing, reselling, educating, and funding – draws on the power of second-hand as a transformative tool to produce and consume clothes differently, and to waste less.  Attade…
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There has rightly been a lot of media attention on the coronavirus crisis' devastating impact on garment workers as brands have stopped, paused and reneged on orders. However, as TRAID speaks to our project partners around the world, with no money flowing through the textile supply and production chain, other workers such as cotton farmers at the start of 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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