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KS3 Ethical Fashion

Geography - Fashion & the Environment

What can consumers do to reduce the harmful effects of cotton farming?

Ask pupils to research ways that they, as consumers, can reduce the harmful effects of cotton farming. They may find the following clip and articles useful:

BBC News: Fashion Designer talks about Consumer Power

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On the Internet, research fashion companies that sell eco-friendly clothes.  Investigate some of the class’s most popular fashion stores to see if they have any policies regarding eco-friendly fashion (check corporate responsibility pages on the companies’ websites).

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