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In the wake of the Bangladesh tragedy, here are a few suggestions of more eco, fair, ethical, and local companies from which to purchase clothing.
A year has passed since Marks & Spencer launched its Shwopping campaign in many of its UK stores. Leon Kaye chats with Adam Elman about its progress.
For ten years Alban Muja of Kosovo has been doing research into the names of towns, places and people; at the moment he has an exhibition in the centre of Tirana in a small gallery called “the fly”
Take six minutes to watch Joanna Lumley show how Marks & Spencer’s Shwopping, the retailer’s textile recycling program, has made a difference in Senegal.
In my latest article on Sustainable Brands, I discuss how the textile recycling is catching on. The North Face is one leader on this front.
The prestigious Venetian theatre La Fenice has begun working with Emir Kusturica on the production of a theatrical version of Ivo Andric's novel The Bridge on the Drina. The project is strongly contested by the associations of the victims in Visegrad, where the opera is due to go on stage June 28, 2014.
In recent years Levi's has been a trailblazer on sustainability efforts and sustainable design. And now its EKOCYCLE jeans are made of almost 30% plastic.
Armenians have followed closely the election of the new Pope, debating its possible consequences in the process of international recognition of the Genocide. In social networks, however, the event became an opportunity to discuss the role of the Church in modern society.
A documentary movie gives voice to the families of lesbians, bisexuals and transexuals in Turkey. “My Child” is an intense work, gaining increasing attention. OBC met its director, Can Candan
Brazil’s leading female recording artist, Daniel Mercury, has come out via Instagram: she posted a picture of her and her partner, Malu Verçosa.
Today H&M released its sustainability report for 2012, outlining the company's progress on textile recycling, water efficiency and organic cotton use.
One of the best times of year in the San Joaquin Valley is early spring orchards burst into full bloom; bicycling is the way to enjoy the Blossom Trail.