planet earth | Who made my clothes ?

Qui a fabriqué mes vêtements, dans quelles conditions ? Et puis l’impact écologique : p.ex. 50 baignoires d’eau nécessaires à la production 1 jean … Plus d’infos en en français voir : https://www.rethinkyourclothes.lu/agir et https://fairtrade.lu/index-des-produits.html | https://www.infogreen.lu/-les-dessous-du-textile-.html

Fair Trade Lëtzebuerg asbl offers a searchable a list of fair trade products and providers. Imagine you are looking for T-Shirts for an event or for your Sports-Club: https://www.fairtrade.lu/produktfinder.html

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So this post to collect ideas, questions about your dressing style and shops which provide Fair Trade and eventually also organic wear.

As well as adresses for donations so they may be re-used or upcycled.


Minimalism

Capsule Wardrobe _ buy more mindfully ( Do I really need this or is it just for the fun of buying something new, or a compensation for …. ? – Buy less of better quality. – … ) Keep only items you do wear regularly and some for special occasions / weather _ Save time needed to reorganize your wardrobe _ Contribute to less waste by throwing away t-shirts and other gear that’s in a petty shape after one or two seasons _ Least but not least discover the creative way of composing different outfits with few elements


Shops – Providers of Clothes

Fair Trade Lëtzebuerg asbl offers a searchable a list of providers. Imagine you are looking for T-Shirts for an event or for your Sports-Club: https://www.fairtrade.lu/produktfinder.html

Akabobus & Akabobuttek in Luxembourg _ http://www.akabobus.com/buttek/ _ read an article on Infogreen Du label au vêtement : visite des sites de production GOTS ” _ https://www.infogreen.lu/-les-dessous-du-textile-.html#dossier-du-mois/article-10672

BENU COUTURE Esch/Alzetteupcycling vestimentaire dans le cadre de BENU un projet participatif et intégrateur voire article sur Infogreen https://www.infogreen.lu/le-mirage-social-des-dons-vestimentaires-10819.html

Sutained.lu _ Accessoires created via upcycling, luxembourgish online shop _ https://sustained.lu/about-us/ _ read an article on Infogreen “L’upcycling en réponse à la fast fashion” _ https://www.infogreen.lu/l-upcycling-en-reponse-a-la-fast-fashion-10836.html


Campaigns, events and Challenges

Rethink your clothes  – campagne coordonnée par Caritas et Fairtrade Luxembourg _ article sur Infogreen « Repenser la filière textile, c’est repenser l’économie » _ https://www.infogreen.lu/-les-dessous-du-textile-.html#dossier-du-mois/article-10686


What to do with clothes which don’t fit any more ?

Donate :

Be creative :

  • Up-cycling old clothes ie re-create something new with them ( or with parts of them)
  • Swap your clothes with friends and family members
  • Any other ideas ?

Info’s, enquêtes – sondages

Consommation textile responsable, où en est-on ? – Réponse en chiffres avec les résultats de deux sondages menés à l’échelle de l’Europe et du Luxembourg. _ Article : https://www.infogreen.lu/consommation-textile-responsable-ou-en-est-on-10888.html