La mode, le textile et l'obsolescence programmée (infographie) [Infographie] Obsolescence programmée : Découvrez la Vie de nos T-Shirts Dans le cadre de notre dossier spécial « Obsolescence et Durabilité », nous nous attardons aujourd’hui sur un cas bien particulier : celui des t-shirts.
Après avoir étudié le coût économique et environnemental de l’obsolescence programmée, ainsi que l’obsolescence programmée des salariés et des compétences, zoom sur une nouvelle victime : les t-shirt et la mode. Li Edelkoort: «La mode n’a plus rien à dire» Gourou de la mode depuis plus de trente ans, la Néerlandaise Li Edelkoort s’est lancée dans un dévastateur Manifeste antifashion (1), dans lequel elle dit tout haut ce que beaucoup pensent tout bas.
Cette grande spécialiste des tendances, qui a créé entre autres le magazine Bloom , annonce non pas la fin de la mode mais la mort d’un système dépassé. Bangladesh’s apparel factories still have appalling worker conditions. Taslima Akhter This article was reported in partnership with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute.
On the morning of Oct. 13, Taslima Aktar arrived at the gates of a Bangladeshi factory called Windy Apparels, in the industrial suburb of Ashulia, where she had been employed as a sewing operator for a year. For two weeks, the 23-year-old had complained of a fever and a hacking cough; her supervisor had refused her repeated requests for time off. Ten years in the garment industry had taught Taslima the costs of missing a day’s work without permission—especially before a big order had to be shipped out. As a young woman from the countryside, this job, at a large garment factory, was her only ticket out of rural poverty.
L’industrie du fast-fashion est TOUT sauf écologique. Fast fashion: The sad cycle of compulsive shopping, guilt, and regret has now spread to Asia — Quartz. For two centuries, there has been a power struggle over which force should drive economies—governments or free markets.
Although markets reign today, Paul de Grauwe says that the forces of government control are strengthening. De Grauwe is one of Europe’s leading economists, now at the London School of Economics, and his book The Limits of the Markets (Oxford University Press) was recently translated into English from Dutch. In the book, de Grauwe warns that the nature of swings in “the pendulum between government and market” can be dangerously disruptive. Early in the 19th century, economic liberalization came into fashion, with free-market theories dominating for more than 100 years. Then, the Great Depression in the 1930s pushed power back to governments. Faith in free markets was later shaken by the 2008 global financial crisis, and governments are now steadily wresting power back from the markets.
H&M’s “sustainability” report hides the unsustainable reality of fast fashion — Quartz. US president Donald Trump has trumpeted the huge drop in the number of undocumented crossers as one of his biggest accomplishments.
So why, then, is the president’s fixation with illegal immigration seemingly growing? In recent weeks, he and his administration have honed in on the issue, linking it to the brutal, primarily El Salvadoran MS-13 gang. How to Save Water Through Your Fashion Choices - Ecocult. This super informative post was originally published by Good On You app.
Ever thought about how much water it took to make your cotton t-shirt? How about three years worth of drinking water for one t-shirt! That’s a lot of water; 2,700 litres to be exact. Pretty shocking right? In recognition of World Water Day, we want to reflect on the fact that not everyone around the world can just turn on a tap in their house to drink clean, fresh water, let alone flush a toilet with the push of a button. Cambodge : les forçats du textile. The Women Who Make H&M's Clothes Are Fired For Getting Pregnant. Mere days after the Sri Lankan factories producing Beyoncé's much hyped collaboration were accused of exploiting workers, another high street clothing giant is at the centre of a labor storm.
Research from the Asia Floor Wage Alliance accuses Swedish retailer H&M of routinely exploiting workers across India and Cambodia. The report collates interviews with 251 workers in H&M supplier factories, and alleges numerous violations of international best practice in labor standards. The survey makes for uncomfortable reading, and paints a grim picture of life for the Asian and predominantly female workforce that stitches your cut-price clothing. We Have No Idea How Bad Fashion Actually Is for the Environment. My journey down the rabbit hole started with this fact: “The global fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world.”
You’ll hear this repeated at panels, on blogs and news sites, and anywhere else sustainable fashion is being discussed. Intuitively, it sounds true. We’ll start with the fact that an estimated 50 million tons of polyester — a petroleum product — were produced in 2015. Growing cotton, especially if it involves pesticides, herbicides, and oil-powered machinery, is also a large carbon emitter (though not as large as polyester).
La mode, la mode, la mode…et le TRUE COST – LES INITIATIVES JOYEUSES. Le vrai coût de la mode: un documentaire percutant - Natifs. Aujourd'hui je voulais vous parler d’un film documentaire sorti en 2015 et réalisé par Andrew Morgan: The True Cost ou Le vrai coût.
Disponible sur Netflix et ITunes avec des sous-titres en français, ce film nous montre tout ce qu'il y a derrière le prix de notre t-shirt pas cher acheté dans une grande enseigne. Et bien même quand on est déjà sensibilisé à ce thème, le film est une énorme claque. Le genre qui vous laisse K.O. Oui on sait tous que c’est pas nickel nickel dans les usines au Bangladesh. OK. There Is A Major Climate Issue Hiding In Your Closet: Fast Fashion. This month as world leaders meet in Morocco to discuss implementation of the Paris climate agreement, which recently entered into force as most major economies began committing to some kind of carbon emissions reduction, there is little talk about one major contributor to climate change: fast fashion.
Fashion has been largely left out of the Paris climate talks. Can Fast Fashion Be Ethical? Reformation Is Rewriting The Rules. Capital & Main is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political, and social issues. President Trump’s nominee to lead the Labor Department, Andrew Puzder, admitted this week that he employed an undocumented housekeeper for years. Primark : ce symbole tant aimé d’une mondialisation détestable.