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Includes guides to: Ethical Clothing and High Street Clothing
The latest magazine includes guides to:
- Ethical Clothing
- High Street Clothing
- the carbon impact of clothing
- which fabrics are the most sustainable
- buying second-hand and upcycling
- the carbon ranking of jeans companies
- advertisers boycott GB News
- solidarity with Myanmar
Issue 192 (Sept/Oct 2021) now in print and online.
Which are the real ethical clothing brands? Ethical ratings for 28 UK ethical clothes brands, with Best Buy recommendations. See how brands rate on key areas including use of sustainable fabrics, climate impact, fair wages and working conditions, animal rights, and supply chain transparency. We look at their range of clothing and at the innovators that are going beyond fairtrade and organic.Read more →
In this guide, we investigate, score and rank the ethical and environmental record of 44 high-street brands We also look at the problem with fast-fashion, workers' rights, shine a light on the ethics of Boohoo and Shein, and give some recommended buys.Read more →
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