Contributor, WARDO TENGO.
- Sustainable materials: Sustainable materials are those that are produced using environmentally and socially responsible practices. This includes materials like organic cotton, recycled polyester, and bamboo.
- Reduced waste: Reducing waste in the fashion industry involves reducing the amount of clothing that goes to landfills and finding new uses for materials. This can include upcycling, recycling, and using leftover materials in new designs.
- Fair labor practices: Fair labor practices involve ensuring that the workers who produce clothing are paid a fair wage, work in safe conditions, and have access to basic human rights.
"Sustainability is not an option, it's a necessity." - Anna Gedda, Head of Sustainability at H&M
- Environmental impact: The fashion industry is a significant contributor to environmental pollution and waste. By choosing sustainable fashion options, we can help reduce the negative impact on the environment.
- Ethical concerns: Many clothing items are produced using unethical labor practices, including forced labor and child labor. By supporting brands that prioritize fair labor practices, we can help ensure that workers are treated fairly and with dignity.
- Consumer demand: As more consumers demand sustainable fashion options, brands are being forced to make changes to their practices. By supporting sustainable fashion, we can help drive this change and make a positive impact on the industry as a whole.