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Where America’s clothes go to die: Shocking images lay bare the West’s fast fashion shame – with mountains of trash that can be seen from SPACE causing an environmental disaster around the world

Where America’s clothes go to die: Shocking images lay bare the West’s fast fashion shame – with mountains of trash that can be seen from SPACE causing an environmental disaster around the world

America is the largest exporter of used clothing in the world, sending its rejected items to far flung countries where they are burnt, languish in dumps or pollute seas. The US exported $834 million worth of used clothing – over $100 million more than the second biggest exporter, China, in 2021, according to the latest...

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Imagine the joy if clothes and food were ‘Made in Britain’ again

Imagine the joy if clothes and food were ‘Made in Britain’ again

My favourite tweet of the festive season came from a dear friend, with a little film of him harvesting veg, and the message: “One of the many reasons I love my allotment (in central London) is the joy of picking brussels sprouts you’ve grown yourself on Christmas Day.”  No doubt thousands of other allotment holders...