Who Do You Buy Your Clothing From?
Are the companies that make your clothes environmentally friendly? For a lot of us the answer is no. Yesterday I stumbled onto a new report released by the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs on water pollution from the textile/apparel industry in China. This report, titled Cleaning up the Fashion Industry, quoted a 2010 report as saying the textile industry in China ranked 4th in wastewater COD emissions and 3rd for overall wastewater discharge out of its 39 industries. Althoughcontinue reading