Tips for a More Ethical Fashion Brand

July 8, 2022

Textiles, together with aluminum, are the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases per unit of material. With climate change on the rise, our only alternative is to produce clothes in an environmentally friendly way. Our toxic fashion business must evolve into a more ecological and circular fashion sector if our planet's future, enough resources, and human rights are to be protected. Fashion designers, garment manufacturers, suppliers, brands, and stores must all work together to make the necessary adjustments.

Slow Fashion

Sustainable fashion necessitates a total paradigm shift in how people understand fashion and consumerism, which goes beyond merely making more ecologically conscientious things. Slow fashion is becoming more popular as a counter to quick fashion among organizations,consumers, and retailers. Slow fashion advocates for humane, environmentally friendly, and animal-friendly apparel manufacturing processes. 

How to Be an Ethical Fashion Brand

All areas of the value chain must be considered to become a truly sustainable fashion brand. Your business must encourage better environmental protection and preservation, enhance international gender and pay parity, and fund research and practices that will promote a sustainable norm, in addition to being low waste and limiting emissions. 

A clothing rail with various clothing items on wooden hangers

Research and Production

Begin by conducting thorough research and planning, and make sure your practices are well-thought-out, achievable, and maintainable before releasing them. You should build industries in places where vital species are not present and, when possible, rehabilitate and develop damaged land.

Maintaining the highest social and environmental sustainability criteria and standards in production facilities is vital. If physically and politically feasible, renewable energy can be used to generate electricity, and following local environmental rules should be standard practice. When it comes to clothing manufacturing, consider non-toxic colors detergents and use catchment systems that prohibit microfibers from contaminating rivers. 

Social Factors

Incorporate building up the local economy and supporting greater rights into the company's mission. Adhering to the most stringent local labor laws and paying workers living wages are two significant social considerations.

 Ascertain that factories have sufficient lighting, windows, and ventilation and that the material is obtained from ethical suppliers who pay fair salaries and provide safe working conditions.Moreover, you should allow workers to acquire trade-specific training and development, as well as advance to management roles.

Hire an Ethical Garment Manufacturer

Lefty Production Co. is committed to environmental conservation. Throughout the apparel manufacturing process, we provide our clients with various environmentally responsible solutions. From organic fabrics to zero-waste solutions, you can rely on us for numerous sustainable results.

Our virtual 3D sample system has been a game-changer in our drive to provide zero-waste options to our clients. Contact us for help with ecological business methods. We have experience in women's wear, men's wear, active wear, and more.

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