HBI Dominican Republic Launches Sustainable Fashion Project

HBI in the Dominican Republic has partnered with the Slow Fashion Foundation and a group of public and private entities to launch the Textile Recovery Project, helping to transform the fashion and apparel industry into a more environmentally friendly business. The Textile Recovery Project promotes social and economic development in vulnerable communities while protecting land and resources through responsible textile waste management. “These types of initiatives are critical to fostering sustainable management,” said Mariela Moronta, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, Dominican Republic. “HBI has one of the most ambitious…

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Asda trials ‘Re-Loved’ clothes shop in store to promote sustainable fashion

With an estimated £140m worth of clothing going to landfill in the UK each year*, supermarket Asda is helping to find new homes for unwanted clothes with a trial of an in-store ‘Re-Loved’ charity clothing shop.   For 4 weeks from 2nd September, the ‘Re-Loved’ pop-up shop in Asda’s Milton Keynes store will feature donated second-hand clothes from a number of different brands, as the retailer looks at ways to encourage customers to reuse, repurpose or recycle their unwanted clothes. The move is part of a drive by George, Asda’s…

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