Articles by Emily Mason
Achieving a positive impact: How sustainable is bamboo?
Clothing is big business for agriculture, with conventional cotton representing 10% of all agriculture in the world. However, production methods are causing serious damage to the environment, biodiversity and human health.
Why isn’t everyone using Fairtrade?
We have seen the Fairtrade stamp on products since 1994. It is endorsed by some of the UK’s biggest names from Gregg’s to John Lewis. However, in recent years, some brands and retailers have moved away from Fairtrade in favour of their own standards.
Plant-based fashion: Reviewing the environmental credentials of alternative fibres
With consumers waking up to the impact of fast fashion and how their clothes are made, it is important for clothing retailers and consumers to understand the key sustainability risks in textile supply chains.