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Fighting Modern Slavery

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Last night (26 September), the fabulous Safia Minney MBE was named the ninth top influencer in the inaugural 2018 Annual UK Top100 Corporate Modern Slavery Influencers’ Index. The index, co-created and co-curated by BRE and Sustain Worldwide... Read full article

Laundry and microplastics

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The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has called for ‘urgent action’ to prevent the 6 million microfibres released from a typical 5kg wash load of polyester fabrics from polluting our oceans. Each time an item of clothing is washed, up to 700,000 ... Read full article

The UK's Biggest Organic Festival!

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From artisan breads, vegan wines and speciality cheeses to superfood skincare and zero-waste soaps, GO! Organic Festival will showcase the sumptuous diversity that lies at the heart of the organic and sustainability movement.... Read full article

Telling Tales in Fashion

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Jo Salter founded ethical clothes and accessories brand Where Does it Come From? in 2013 – just as the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Bangladesh. ‘It felt to me as though we had swung too far away from ethics in fashion’, she tells us.... Read full article

Sarah Mead, from Yeo Valley tells us about Valley Fest

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Festival fever is definitely gripping the Valley as we gear up for Valley Fest 2018. At Yeo Valley and Holt Farms, we’re massive supporters of this small-but-perfectly-formed festival. My husband Tim and I first discovered it by chance in all honesty... Read full article

London's first Vegan Friendly Shopping Destination Pop-up

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Get ready, bargain-hunters and lovers of cruelty-free fashion: Po-Zu’s London Sustainable Fashion Rooms collaborative pop-up and sample sale is set to return with The Vegan Edit at The Truman Brewery V-For Vegan Festival, in the heart of London.... Read full article

Destination Zero

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A new Greenpeace Germany report, ‘Destination Zero: seven years of Detoxing the clothing industry’ shows how 80 fashion companies that committed to cut hazardous chemicals from their clothing production by 2020 have all achieved significant progress... Read full article

ASOS Takes a Stand

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A new PETA video exposé of the mohair industry in South Africa – the source of over 50% of the world’s mohair – has prompted more than 140 top international retailers including Topshop, H&M, and Marks & Spencer to ban the material.... Read full article

The 'Total World Tour'

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My ‘Total World Tour’ was initially about the injustice of a ‘world tour’ only actually covering around 20 countries (at best) & leaving out most of the world. Why is one country more important than another? Why is one group of people more important.... Read full article

May The 4th Be With You

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Star Wars fans: prepare to pre-order the official Star Wars-Po-Zu footwear collection, inspired by lead characters including Finn, Poe, Stormtrooper and Chewie. Following a highly successful pre-launch at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando last month... Read full article

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