Useful links

Fashion sustainability links

Patagonia – very detailed analysis of environmental and ethical impact of their business.

Ethical impact – http://www.patagonia.com/eu/enGB/patagonia.go?assetid=67373

Environmental impact – http://www.patagonia.com/eu/enGB/patagonia.go?assetid=9154

Traceability in supply chain – http://www.patagonia.com/eu/enGB/footprint/

Helen Storey – involved in a number of environmental fashion projects.

Catalytic clothing – http://www.catalytic-clothing.com/home.html

Wonderland project – http://www.helenstoreyfoundation.org/wonderland/1.htm

RITE Group – reducing the impact of textiles on the environment

http://www.ritegroup.org/

EcoMetrics – household textile environmental impact calculator.  Answer a series of questions to assess the environmental impact of the choices you make when you buy, care for and dispose of your household textiles.

http://www.colour-connections.com/EcoMetrics/household.html

Well dressed report – looking at the present and future sustainability of clothing and textiles in the United Kingdom.

http://fashioninganethicalindustry.org/!file/Well+dressed.pdf/

Trigema – clothing company with ethical and environmental credentials

http://www.trigemachange.com/trigemachange/en/about/uber-unsere-produkte

Camira Fabrics – Large scale manufacturer of contract fabrics and furnishings.  Currently hold the Queen’s Award for sustainable development.

http://www.camirafabrics.com/sustainability

Christopher Raeburn – specialist in deconstructed fabric and clothing re-use.

http://www.christopherraeburn.co.uk/about

Anya Hindmarch – I am not a plastic bag environmental credentials.

http://inhabitat.com/is-it-green-designer-tote-bags/

Biological Stain Commission

  • To ensure the quality of dyes through independent testing according to appropriately rigorous chemical and performance criteria.
  • To promote cooperation and dialogue among manufacturers, vendors and users of dyes for histochemical applications.
  • To educate users of biological stains about sources of reliable dyes and how they might best be used.
  • To publish information concerning new or improved uses for biological staining with dyes and related histochemical techniques.

http://www.biologicalstaincommission.org/

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