One area of concern in fashion that is gaining public awareness is the impact of toxic chemicals used in the manufacturing process of many of today’s well-known retailers.Why the prevalent use of toxic chemicals? Well the issue lies in the lack of transparency in where textiles are coming from and how garments are manufactured. Because textile and garment factories are often located less developed countries, there’s often also little government oversight, which allows fabrics to be dyed and treated using toxic chemicals that wreak havoc on the environment. There have been cases of chemicals running into the water, such as the Pearl River in China where dye used in jeans has turned the water black. And the problem doesn’t stop there. The fabrics that have been treated using toxic chemicals are then used to make garments that are sold to customers all over the world. These garments, still retaining some chemical residue, can be harmful to the workers handling the clothing and harmful to the customer who ends up wearing the final product.It’s an issue that is gaining a lot of publicity. From demonstrations at Fashion Week to media campaigns highlighting the existence of toxic chemicals found in clothing, consumers… Read full this story
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