Tagged with secondhand clothing

Big brands and the environment: Why not flex their green muscle?

Consumers often hear of (or assume) big clothing brand’s wastefulness in manufacturing their products for retail stores. It’s not uncommon; walk into any modern American shopping mall and you’re confronted with dozens of top-brand choices. But at what cost to the environment? Sure, there are stories of sweatshops and illegal, underpaid workers, but what about … Continue reading

Clothing reuse in context

First, a “Happy America Recycles Day!” is in order.  Happy ARD everyone. Second, green guru Mindful Momma blogged some of her thoughts upon discovering USAgain operates in her area.  Check it out! Third, USAgain CEO Mattias Wallander published another interesting read via the Huffington Post today.  Wallander explains how emerging economies – namely, China and … Continue reading