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Best sustainable fashion brands UK: where to shop ethically in 2019

As London fashion week draws to a close, the talk of the town is sustainable fashion. BBC Earth’s #SustainableMe initiative has turned the conversation towards sustainable fashion brands and what the fashion industry can do to lessen its environmental footprint.  We’ve blogged in the past about the hefty environmental cost of fast fashion and why we only make sustainable leather belts and accessories. Fast fashion has got a lot to answer for: huge quantities of water consumed and environments destroyed to produce cheap cotton clothing; hazardous chemicals pumped into rivers; and towering piles of landfill created by barely-worn clothing. That’s why we’re excited to see sustainable fashion brands in the UK become more mainstream and accessible. We’ve pulled together some...

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5 Sustainable New Year’s Resolutions for 2019

And so, the festive season is over for another year! Across the nation, decorations are hibernating in attics once again. Christmas jumpers are tucked away out of sight until next December. Mince pies have been replaced with Easter eggs on supermarket shelves. For many of us, January is a time for reflecting on the past year and setting ourselves new goals for the next 12 months. Last year, leading climate scientists warned of a “climate change catastrophe” if we don’t make some big changes in society. The changes required may be huge, but even the smallest individual efforts are useful in the fight for a sustainable future. There are some subtle changes that we can all adopt into our daily...

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