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  • Apparel Entrepreneurship Organic Cotton 101 ORGANIC COTTON 101

    Cotton plays a big part in every human’s life. We wear it, we dry ourselves with it, we sleep on it, we even walk on it, and our kids may play with it. In this article, we explain what organic cotton is, why you should use it, and how to find it.

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    The Apparel Entrepreneurship guide to textile certifications and standards for sustainability. There are many certifications and standard out there helping us consider the environment and ethical work environments. Read up on the certifications organizations in this guide and determine which are important to you and your brand.

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  • Apparel Entrepreneurship The Environmental Impact of Fashion THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF FASHION

    The apparel industry has a significant impact on the environment. Fashion is a 3 trillion dollar industry, and it is continuously growing. Unfortunately so is the environmental impact. We should all ask us the questions: what do we want to do & what can we do about the harm caused by our industry. To be able to take action, we first need to understand the problem. What makes the industry so polluting and what can be done about it?

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  • Apparel Entrepreneurship 9 Steps To Become A Sustainable Apparel Brand 9 STEPS TO BECOME A SUSTAINABLE APPAREL BRAND

    Sustainability in the apparel business is not a trend anymore. The clothing industry is the 3rd most polluting industry after the meat and the oil industry. We can’t go back and undo the harm, but we can make things better now, and in the near future, by deciding. We want to make a change, we want to make as little impact on this planet as possible. What makes an apparel brand sustainable? Read about these 9 steps to become a sustainable apparel brand.

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    Are you about to start a sustainable apparel brand? Are you new in the apparel business? Are you a young professional who is just starting your own company with a sustainable profile? Where do you start? What do you do? What’s the process?
    These questions and more are addressed in this lecture. You will learn about the process and different steps of launching a sustainable brand and about common and costly mistakes to avoid.

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