The textile industry: The good, the bad and the ugly | Blog Journal by Jajamän The textile industry: The good, the bad and the ugly | Blog Journal by Jajamän

The textile industry: The good, the bad and the ugly

By Mandy Law

We have most likely heard of the horror stories, the illegalities, the ill-treatment of factory workers, dodgy certifications, corruption, polluted rivers and so on from the textile industry. But how much do we actually know about it? This post will help you understand the industry and what it involves a little more. It’s a pretty large topic, so let’s just dip our toes in first!

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How Fast Fashion Leads to Creativity, Talent and Design Waste | Blog Journal by Jajamän How Fast Fashion Leads to Creativity, Talent and Design Waste | Blog Journal by Jajamän

How Fast Fashion Leads to Creativity and Design Waste

By Mandy Law

There is a lot of talk about minimising or even achieving zero-waste in the fashion and textile industries. The waste that is often referred to is the chemical waste, water waste and textile waste. But have you heard of the concept of design waste?

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6 Ways Designers Can Incorporate Sustainability into Fashion  | Blog Journal by Jajamän 6 Ways Designers Can Incorporate Sustainability into Fashion  | Blog Journal by Jajamän

6 Ways Designers Can Incorporate Sustainability into Fashion

By Mandy Law

There has been a lot of talk about how we can be more responsible, environmentally friendly and ethical; as well as about how the responsibility is in our hands. However, it is important to remember that not only are fashion brands liable; but so are the designers. Read this post to find out the 6 ways fashion designers can adopt sustainable practices! 

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7 Reasons to Stop Buying Fast Fashion | Blog Journal by Jajamän 7 Reasons to Stop Buying Fast Fashion | Blog Journal by Jajamän

7 Reasons to Stop Buying Fast Fashion

By Mandy Law

This post will lay out all the cons of fast fashion and hopefully, educate you on why we as consumers should put more pressure on brands and companies to slow down and shift their way of working. For the first time in a long time, we as consumers are the ones who hold the power. The question is, however, will we use it for good?

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What is cradle to cradle circular economy | Blog Journal by Jajamän What is cradle to cradle circular economy | Blog Journal by Jajamän

What Is ‘Cradle to Cradle’?

By Mandy Law

Crade to cradle is a sustainable business strategy that attempts to reuse the waste and eliminate the whole concept of waste altogether. Read more about what the concept entails in this blog post!

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How are clothes recycled sustainably |  | Blog Journal by Jajamän How are clothes recycled sustainably |  | Blog Journal by Jajamän

How Are Clothes Recycled?

By Mandy Law

While textile recycling sounds fantastic and is something that the conscious consumer would be up for, what does recycling fabrics and clothes entail? This post will briefly explain in 4 stages about how the clothes we’ve thrown out ends up being in the new clothes that we buy.

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