Every week, the Good On You team scours the internet, so you can have easy access to the ethical and sustainable fashion news that matters. Here’s everything you need to know this week.
In the know
A fascinating report from the Guardian about Yvette Yaa Konadu Tetteh’s swim down Ghana’s 450km Volta River to collect water samples and raise awareness of pollution in Ghana, textile waste being one cause of increasing water pollution in the country.
“Leicester’s garment makers have said they are in crisis as a growing number of fast fashion brands are forcing through discounts, making last-minute cancellations, and imposing financial penalties for what suppliers claim are tiny errors,” reports the Guardian.
Daniel Silverstein is not only the mind behind Zero Waste Daniel (rated “Good”), he is also “drag’s sustainable pioneer” and is working on “a project with drag performer Yvie Oddly, the winner of Season 11 of international favourite RuPaul’s Drag Race and an All Stars contestant on the show’s best-of-the-best spin-off competition,” reports Mashable.