How to Buy Clothes That Don’t Harm Third World Workers

April 28, 2013 by  
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Last week’s collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh has shone a bright light on working conditions that we have known for years are not sustainable. More than 300 people have died so that we can purchase cheap clothing, and families are mourning their devastating loss. What can we do to ensure that we are no longer supporting businesses that fail to pay their workers a decent wage or provide a healthy working environment? For an answer to this question, we turned to Amanda Judge, a designer from The Andean Collection . Hit the jump to find out what we can do to ensure the people who make our clothing are living and working in the same conditions we expect for ourselves. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amanda Judge , Bangladesh , clothing , eco design , eco-fashion , ecouterre , Fair Trade , fair wage , garment factory , green design , responsible clothing , sustainable design , The Andean Collection        

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How to Buy Clothes That Don’t Harm Third World Workers

How to Buy Clothes That Don’t Harm Third World Workers

April 28, 2013 by  
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Last week’s collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh has shone a bright light on working conditions that we have known for years are not sustainable. More than 300 people have died so that we can purchase cheap clothing, and families are mourning their devastating loss. What can we do to ensure that we are no longer supporting businesses that fail to pay their workers a decent wage or provide a healthy working environment? For an answer to this question, we turned to Amanda Judge, a designer from The Andean Collection . Hit the jump to find out what we can do to ensure the people who make our clothing are living and working in the same conditions we expect for ourselves. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amanda Judge , Bangladesh , clothing , eco design , eco-fashion , ecouterre , Fair Trade , fair wage , garment factory , green design , responsible clothing , sustainable design , The Andean Collection        

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Meteorite Slams into Russia, Injures Hundreds

February 15, 2013 by  
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Stock image of Hoba meteorite in Namibia / Shutterstock A meteorite exploded over Chelyabinsk this morning in Russia, causing a sonic boom and injuring more than 500 people. Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said the giant fireball that sped across the sky was traveling 19 miles per second before it exploded, causing a bright light that could be seen 125 miles away in Yekaterinburg. Most injuries occurred as a result of flying glass from shattered windows and at least 100 people remain in hospital, Reuters reports. Read the rest of Meteorite Slams into Russia, Injures Hundreds Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2012 DA14 , asteroid , Chelyabinsk , Environment , meteorite , Meteorite explosion , meteorite hits Russia , meteorite slams into Russia , nasa , Nature , News , russia , science , space

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