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Future of Sustainable Consumerism

COVID-19 happened just when the SDGs were gaining traction and a significant number of countries were making good progress. As all resources are being used to contain the spread of the virus and dealing with its negative impacts, the hard reality is that countries are re-looking at their priorities and reallocating resources to fight the pandemic. As a new and emerging industry, how will the future of Sustainable Industries turn out? Although the relevance is still high for sustainable industries, we will need policies and regulations to bring back the focus on the environment and health. As people get back to normal life in the coming months, there is a dire need to fill a lot of vacuum and develop...

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Natural Dyes or Synthetic Dyes: What’s Your Pick?

According to one legend, a dog’s interest in a snail washed up on a beach was responsible to have found the colour purple. This incident apparently occurred several centuries ago in the city of Tyre (in Lebanon), when its tutelary god, Melqart, was taking a stroll on the beach with his mistress Tyros and their pet took a bite of a snail, and its mouth turned purple. Mesmerised by the shade, she immediately felt the urge to have an outfit with this same colour. Whether this story holds true or not, dyeing goes a long, long way back apparent in several different historic incidences, having found a firm place in the manufacturing of textiles, in particular, with the process involved...

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Ethic Attic supports UN's Sustainable Development Goals

At the onset, Sustainable Development Goals are a set of superbly ambitious and transformational vision. These 17 goals are global and are meant to bring peace and prosperity to the planet and its people. All the member states commit to work tirelessly for the implementation of the same. At Ethic Attic, we have always believed our work to impact people and planet, hence always trying to make and stock products that are people and planet friendly.  We have been believers of Fair Trade which are interlaced itself with the sustainable development goals. Today, we look at three of our product lines and how we connect and contribute to Sustainable Development Goals. One of the points about SDG1: No PovertySDG Goal...

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