Textiles are known to have a disproportionately high carbon impact, making improvement in this area a meaningful way to contribute to the larger state targets on emissions reductions.
During the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, local businesses reported a fifty-six per cent (56%) drop in online sales and a gargantuan eighty-seven per cent (87%) drop from in-store sales.
Fashion rental will become integral to a circular 'textile' economy. Traditionally, the textile industry, like many others, operates on a linear system. While this model historically has been in operation for centuries, today, it is outdated.
Announcing ACTA's 2020 Committee Members. With great anticipation it's time we share our exceptional new Committee as they support and eagerly guide ACTA towards a prosperous future in supporting industry.
In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, and the stress it has placed on textile supply chains across all sectors, ACTA is holding the active pursuit of new members in industry.
Having led the national discussion around circular textile recovery over several years, the method and approach of the ACFC and ACTA have evolved to reflect the current need for action
A new disruptive frontier sweeps retail. One equally as ubiquitous to modern slavery. The buzzword sustainability has become synonymous with fashion.
It begs the obvious question, how do luxury brands stay elusive and desirable, even when they’re not selling product? The poor sales tracking in retail and consumer markets has been prevalent for a number of years.
Fortunately for us, Good On You is spreading the word on how consumer’s can make better choices for purchasing ethically produced fashion – and most importantly still look super chic!
Did you catch the super successful ‘War on Waste’ series in 2017? Remember the enormous pile of clothes dumped in Sydney’s CBD?