1. Try to buy from second hand shops or think: ‘do I really need it?’
2. Are the brands’ practices transparent? Click here to be sure to know if the brand is ethical and and environmentally friendly
3. Avoid getting ‘next-day’ delivery: read EarthRights Blog post on the impact of this on delivery drivers
4. Is there an ECO-label or an ethical stamp? Fairtrade Foundation, the Global Organic Textile Standard and OEKO-Tex work with brands to uphold workers’ rights and mitigate their environmental impact
During Episode 2, Series 1 of EarthRights Podcast we will be discussing the environmental and human rights impacts of fast fashion. This will be released on Wednesday 13th January at 11am.