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Who Made My Clothes?

Three weeks ago I enrolled on a free online course hosted by Future Learn with Fashion Revolution and Exeter University. The purpose of the course is to understand the issues within the fashion industry, how a fashion supply chain works, and to share a variety of simple techniques to find the answer to ‘ 664 more words

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the problems with single-use disposable plastic and challenges people to do something about it. I have accepted this challenge! 256 more words

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"Our Oceans Our Future"

#WorldOceansDay

Happy World Oceans Day!

At Playa Viva (“Living Beach”) it’s in our name to keep our coast and ocean healthy, alive, and thriving. Our oceans are essential to life as we know it on the planet: 70% of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean, they help regulate our climate, provide a significant portion of our food, as well as a number of economic, cultural and recreational benefits. 1,320 more words

Buying and Giving

Many popular brands are involved with giving either locally and/or in a global perspective. We looked into some charities that are making a difference. 243 more words

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Groningen Fair Fashion Guide

As you can read in this blogpost, I only buy clothes that are made in  fair labour conditions. This means either from sustainable/fairtrade brands or second hand. 808 more words

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Leaving Fast Fashion behind.

I used to be a pro in looking for the cheapest clothes. It’s not that I was buying stuff just because it was cheap.  I literally went on city trips with friends to  1,016 more words

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