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Reasons to be hopeful about new funding to tackle plastic waste in developing countries

This blog is by Joanne Green, senior policy associate at Tearfund.

Last year, Maria das Gracas’ house flooded eight times. As I stood with her in her home in a favela in Recife, Brazil, she told me how her community is now sorting and collecting the plastic and waste that clogs the river running through the neighbourhood, improving people’s lives and preventing it getting into the ocean too. 507 more words

Resource Stewardship

“Made in New Zealand from imported goods” - A note on WORLD’s greenwashing expose

The recent Spinoff expose that WORLD, one of New Zealand’s most iconic, avant-garde designer brands, sell Made-In-NZ labelled cotton T-shirts made in Bangladesh, is just an extreme example of the rampant greenwashing in New Zealand fashion. 777 more words

Ethical Fashion

It all started with a generic email...

I had not long left University. Graduating with a 2:1 was something I never thought I would do. I was proud of myself and excited for this new start in my life, anticipating what the future might hold for me. 1,152 more words

Who's been bad or good? The 2018 ethical fashion report has just been released!

When fast fashion industry’s manufacturing practices are likened to trafficking and modern slavery, it feels like it’s time for a change, don’t you think?

Tearfund… 1,158 more words

Ethical Fashion

March...

The big highlight of March for our High School learners was…..CAMP. 15 of our learners (along with two staff members) had the opportunity to spend a night at Umgeni Nature Reserve in Howick where they engaged in a variety of educational outdoor activities learning more about the ecosystem they were in and challenging their problem-solving, team work and communication skills. 657 more words

Ethembeni

Five ways a circular economy can work for the poor

Tearfund have been leading the way in applying circular economy thinking to low income countries, and drawing out lessons for development. Their latest research paper is called… 112 more words

Development

TearFund

On Sunday 4 March, in place of a sermon, a speaker from TearFund visited to tell the congregation about their work. You can read about the organisation… 9 more words