‘Concerned about the clothing crisis? Re-home your clothes on campus’ written by Dominic Parry, edit and images by Becky Adams. Re-home your clothes on campus Giving your clothes a second lease on life is a great way to get rid of your unwanted clothes, and also help the environment. You can easily re-home your clothes on campus at the University of Worcester, using the British… Read more →
Concerned about the clothing crisis? Wash care stops the wear and tear.
When we discuss fashion’s effect on the environment, we rarely look to our everyday chores as the culprit. When we carelessly wash our clothes, we diminish their quality against the advice right before our eyes. We weaken the elastic, the cloth, and the overall durability. By understanding how to treat different fabrics and garments we can tackle the negative environmental effects of fast fashion as we wear our clothes longer and don’t feel the need to buy more. Read more →
Concerned about the clothing crisis? Repair the clothes you wear.
There are many benefits to repairing your clothes. It saves you money! Constantly replenishing your wardrobe burns a huge hole in your wallet. Buying or borrowing a sewing kit is an investment into a sustainable wardrobe. Read more →
Concerned about the clothing crisis? Reduce your plastic pollution
‘Concerned about the clothing crisis? Reduce your plastic pollution’ written by Trudi Holland, edit and images by Becky Adams Three easy tips to reduce your plastic pollution with your wardrobe Did you know that you could be wearing plastic clothes? Almost 70% of fabrics produced today contain microplastics – tiny plastic particles, which shed every time we wash our clothes. They are far… Read more →
Concerned about the climate crisis? Cut your textile waste
Concerned about the climate crisis? Cut your textile waste written by Dominic Parry, edited and images by Heather Sykes Clothes are a necessity; they show our personality and individual style. They can hold more value to people than a lot of other everyday items. Every year around £140 million worth of used but wearable clothes are sent to landfill. Textile… Read more →
Concerned about the clothing crisis? Upcycling makes your old look new.
Tired of throwing out clothes you used to love and spending a small fortune to replace them? Fear not; all you need are fabric scissors, a needle, some thread, and your old clothes. Read more →
Concerned about the clothing crisis? Hold your favourite brands accountable
‘Concerned about the clothing crisis? Hold your favourite brands accountable’ written by Hannah Edgar, edit and images by Becky Adams Hold your favourite brands accountable We can shop more ethically by making smart choices about the clothing brands that we support, and holding fashion brands accountable for their sustainable actions. Or lack thereof. The fashion industry is the second biggest… Read more →