December 10, 2012

NRDC’s Clean By Design – Transforming The Fashion Industry

Courtesy of Pat Byington, The Green Register Editor

The Natural Resource Defense Council has created a program to green-up and revolutionize the global textile supply by working with designers and brands, multinational retailers, and Chinese environmental specialists.

In the video below, some of the world’s most famous fashion designers – Anna Wintour, Diane von Furstenburg, and Stella McCartney discuss NRDC’s responsible sourcing initiative Clean by Design.

Here is a 2nd video documenting the environmental impact of the textile industry:

One take-home quote from the video. “Well, you know the color in fashion this season from the colors of the rivers in China.”  

Learn about this industry and what you can do by visiting NRDC’s Clean By Design website.

Image Credit: Photos.com

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