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Is H&M doing some damage control? Not long after a Swedish broadcast accused the fast-fashion giant of facilitating sweatshop-like conditions overseas, H&M has reaffirmed its commitment to increasing fire-safety awareness among its suppliers and their employees in garment factories in Bangladesh, announced the formalization of a human-rights policy based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, and unveiled a sustainably produced urban-cycling capsule collection for men. The retailer’s next charm offensive is a biggie: The launch of a first-of-its-kind clothing-collection initiative that spans all 48 of its markets worldwide.

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4 Responses to “H&M Becomes First Fashion Company to Launch Global Clothes-Recycling”

  1. gyakusoubruh says:

    maybe they can recycle the MMM x H&M line into something useful?

  2. cybergabi (@cybergabi) says:

    It would be nice if THEY made their clothes from recycled fabrics instead of selling the used clothes to other companies. As it is, it sounds more like they’re out to earn twice from their products. Which would, frankly, be disgusting.

  3. genifer says:

    I would much rather donate my used clothes to a non profit organization then support a massive polluter like H&M

  4. sun says:

    “But H&M insists that as much as 95 percent of the clothes we landfill can be reworn, reused, or recycled, depending on their condition.”
    What will happen to the clothes that still be worth wearing? Shipped to Africa like all the other tons? Filling the landfills of the continent and the destroying the local production?!

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