Apr 23, 2012

Report Says Chinese Textile Polluters Disregard Environmental Regulations

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Bad news for the fashion industry – nearly 50 major apparel brands have links with factories that have been disregarding China’s environmental laws, according to Cleaning Up the Fashion Industry, a report by five grassroots organizations. While China has put regulations in place to prevent the severe water pollution that comes out of the textile industry, the mandates have insufficient enforcement.  Click ahead to check out which brands are causing the damage and how the industry can move forward with the environment in mind.