Historically, textiles and clothing sector of Pakistan has been the biggest foreign exchange earner as the successive governments have been offering it incentives. While it may be true that the sector is the largest earner of foreign exchange, it is …Read More »
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Read this before you go sales shopping: the environmental costs of fast fashion
The devastating impact of toxic chemical use in agriculture for growing cotton was shown in a documentary called The True Cost, including the death of a US cotton farmer from a brain tumour and serious birth defects in Indian cotton …Read More »
It may not be possible to slow down fast fashion – so can the industry ever be sustainable?
The fashion industry has some major sustainability problems. By 2030, it is predicted that the industry’s water consumption will grow by 50% to 118 billion cubic metres, its carbon footprint will increase to 2,791m tonnes and the amount of waste …Read More »
High target set to gear efforts for better cotton production this year
Punjab cultivates cotton on 6 million acres, harvesting around 10 million bales. Its plan is to revive its cotton area and production to its historical level this season seems to be declining. During the last few years, the acreage has …Read More »