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Report: The Truth About Organic Cotton and its Impacts

Hoping to quell misconceptions about organic cotton and its differences from the conventional kind, Textile Exchange released a Quick Guide to Organic Cotton. The fact sheet, out Friday, points to organic cotton as a preferred fiber, or one that is ecologically and socially progressive, and outlines exactly why.

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H&M, Zara, Levi’s Slammed for “Dirty” Viscose Production

A new report from the Changing Markets Foundation, "Dirty Fashion: How pollution in the global textiles supply chain is making viscose toxic,” implicates top European and U.S. brands for allegedly buying viscose fiber from highly polluting factories.

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US Organic Fiber and Textile Sales Hit Record in 2016

Organic fiber sales in the U.S. broke another record in 2016, hitting $1.4 billion and posting a percent increase from 2015, according to the recently released 2017 Organic Industry Survey from the Organic Trade Association.

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Textile Exchange Insights Series: How Sustainable is Your Cotton?

Imagine you’re a sustainability specialist making great strides in raw materials. Overall, you’ve improved things by 10 percent in the last year and you’re happy. But then you discover others are improving at a faster pace. All of a sudden, you’re lagging, not leading. The……...

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