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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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Ethical fashion?

29 / 04 / 21
TRAID's CEO Maria Chenoweth explores the painfully slow progress of ethical fashion and what we can do about it. Ethical fashion means different things to different people. However, broadly, 'ethical fashion' aims to address five key problems in the fashion industry: waste, exploitative labour, environmental damage including water scarcity, the use of hazardous chemicals and animal cruelty. Ethical fashion, often…
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For thirty years, Dana Thomas has covered the fashion and apparel industry for the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek, and has written three books about fashion and its impacts. Dana talked to TRAID about her most recent book 'Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes' which explores how the…
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