There's BDE in your britches
Published Saturday, July 21, 2007 by SROmgmt | E-mail this post
Summer Rayne Oakes' fourth installment on sustainable style for Grist Magazine highlights the industry's move to begin Restricted Substance Lists (RSLs). -- A few weeks ago, a good friend of mine invited me to an apparel industry environmental seminar chock full of good industry types. Seminars of this nature are always dreadfully boring, but it's worth it because you get the inside scoop on what the industry is (and unfortunately isn't) talking about. The principle topic was regulated substances and chemicals, how to move toward green chemistry alternatives, and how to manage all the issues associated with regulations. The meeting was the first important step in getting companies like Ann Taylor, Liz Claiborne, L.L. Bean, and others to begin taking the steps needed to beef up their consumer-protection standards...-- Read on more at grist.org.
Labels: chemistry, ecofashion, Grist, grist magazine, organic clothes, Restricted substance list, RSL