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Toxic "Little Monsters" Lurk in Your Kids' Closets, Says Greenpeace

LITTLE MONSTERS “This is a nightmare for parents everywhere looking to buy clothes for their children that don’t contain hazardous chemicals,” says Chih An Lee, detox…

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Fire Guts Key Bangladesh Garment Facility as Factory Owners Dispute Walmart's "Loan"

Photo by A.M. Ahad for Associated Press A massive fire ripped through a nine-story garment factory in Bangladesh after a group of angry workers torched the facility over rumors of a…

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Fast Retailing, Uniqlo's Parent Company, Signs Bangladesh Safety Accord

Asian’s largest retailer agreed to hold itself accountable for safety and labor conditions in the factories it employs in Bangladesh. Three months after a devastating building…

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15 Major Retailers That Haven't Signed the Bangladesh Safety Agreement

Photo by Northfoto/Shutterstock GAP While competitors such as H&M, Mango, and Zara have committed themselves to financing vital safety upgrades in Bangladesh, Gap has held back,…

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Why Are Fashion Brands Committing to Detoxing in 2020 and Not Earlier?

Sometimes the longest struggles can be the most rewarding. After 10 months of #PeoplePowered activities and behind-the-scenes haggling, G-Star Raw finally committed to eliminate all…

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Uniqlo Pledges to Eliminate Hazardous Chemicals From Clothing by 2020

Guess we’re not the only ones turning over a new leaf for 2013. Uniqlo is making a New Year’s resolution of its own. In response to Greenpeace’s “Detox”…

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Uniqlo to Stop Buying Wool From "Mulesed" Sheep

Photo by TonyV3112/Shutterstock It took the retailer long enough, but Uniqlo is finally directing its suppliers to phase out wool from farms that “mules” their sheep,…

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Uniqlo Launches All-Product Recycling Initiative in U.S., Europe

Come September, Uniqlo will debut its All-Product Recycling Initiative at stores in the United States, United Kingdom, and France. A partnership between the Japanese retailer and the…

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Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren, H&M Linked to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, Says Greenpeace

Looks like Abercrombie & Fitch has another “situation” on deck, only this time it has nothing to do with getting the cast of Jersey Shore to doff its merch. The…

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Furniture-Scrap Shoes, Monsanto's Illegal FrankenCotton, Uniqlo x CSR

The “Recycle” pump by Liza Fredrika Åslund sports a heel whittled from chunks of wood left over from furniture construction. The stratospheric boost is a bonus. (MoCo…

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Uniqlo's HeatTech Clothing Creates Heat From Your Sweat

We can’t all afford $750 solar-powered jackets to keep us toasty when the mercury takes a swan dive, but when the alternative is to bundle up with more layers than an…

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