The True Cost by Andrew Morgan

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It has been far too long since my last post.  I hope there are still some readers out there who are interested in fair trade in the textile and fashion industries.  I just watched “The True Cost”, a powerful documentary on the staggering cost fast fashion is having on workers in the garment district in developing countries, primarily young women.  A secondary problem with our rabid consumption of fast fashion is the impact on our landfills.  This movie also shows the parallels between greed versus the well-being of our environment.

This movie is a must-see for everyone!!!  Please watch this trailer and then considering paying $10 to watch the entire movie.

The True Cost

Fairwear until next time……

Nobel Peace Prize Renews Focus On Child Labour

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize draws attention to child labor in India. I applaud the Nobel selection committee for recognizing Kailash Satyarthis for his great work to eliminate child labor in India.   Continue reading