Apparel and textile companies recognize consumers’ concerns around chemicals in their clothing and are taking steps to reduce or eliminate the use of chemicals altogether.
The Fashion Transparency Index reviews 250 of the biggest global fashion brands and retailers and ranks them according to how much they disclose about their social and environmental policies, practices, and impacts. This annual report has become a key benchmark in the industry to better understand how major fashion companies are incorporating sustainability, social responsibility, and transparency into their supply chains.
One of the biggest trends today is the use of “alternative” goods in lieu of everyday, commonly used ingredients and materials. More and more consumers are looking to buy beef that isn’t made of meat, flour that isn’t made of wheat, and dairy that doesn’t come from cows.
Chemicals are commonly used in the textile and apparel industry. As consumers become more concerned about the materials and processes involved in the making of their products, how can we ensure more sustainable use of chemicals in the textile and apparel industry?
Denim is a fixture of the apparel industry and a wardrobe staple for millions around the world. Yet its association with sustainability and social responsibility issues has made our relationship with this classic item more complicated in recent years.
Spring cleaning is upon us. Winter is over and summer is coming. It is the perfect time to curate your wardrobe, get rid of old or unused clothing, and buy new clothes for the upcoming season.