Posts by Kirsten Brodde
What are microfibers and why are our clothes polluting the oceans?
Synthetic fibers could be a wonderful thing. Their production requires far less water than cotton and they don’t require toxic pesticides to grow. But does that make them environmentally friendly?…2 March 2017
Black Friday: Breathe, take a break – the planet can’t handle it anymore
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are expected to generate billions of dollars in sales for clothing and other products this year. But this shopping bonanza also generates greater volumes of…24 November 2016
Which fashion brands are going toxic-free?
It was a massive step when Adidas, Puma and Nike promised to go toxic-free by 2020. But when we turned our attention to other companies, the rest of the industry…5 July 2016
Aldi commits to Detox
Aldi, one of the top ten retailers in the world, has joined the Detox movement and committed to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from their textile products by January 1st, 2020.31 March 2015