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New Documentary Brings Awareness to Sustainable Fashion
7/22/2014 11:11:31 AM
Each year, the fashion industry manufactures and discards a tremendous amount of wasted fabric and toxic materials that end up in landfills, severely impacting the environment. These and other environmental issues within the apparel trade are now being addressed in a new documentary called “THREAD,” produced by Tree Media. “THREAD” explores efforts to reverse the negative …
Avoid ‘Azo Dyes’ - Online Store Owners Warns of the Carcinogenic Dangers
7/4/2014 12:26:05 AM
QUEENSLAND, Australia July 2014 – In the last few months over 200 000 items have been recalled from Jeans West, Cotton On and Rivers Australia, after traces of azo dyes were discovered in clothing and linen, according to reports from The Herald Sun. Described by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as a “large class of very effective synthetic dyes”, …

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