greenwashing

rPET: Sustainable Fashion’s Problem Child 

      What is rPET? In fashion, rPET (or recycled polyethylene terephthalate) typically means single-use plastic bottles, old fishing nets, and industrial waste turned into recycled polyester.  We’re all familiar with polyester, because it’s everywhere. It’s the most widely used fabric in the world, accounting for 52% of all fiber production in 2020 (double …

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Clothing Brands that are Guilty of Greenwashing

What is Greenwashing? Whether you are deeply invested in the controversies of sustainable fashion or not, you may be familiar with the booming term, “greenwashing”. Greenwashing can be defined as the act of falsely marketing a product or company to have deceiving environmental responsibility. This can be exhibited in the form of fake association with …

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