Less than 10 percent of items deposited in clothing bins go to non-profit organizations that collect clothes for the needy in Germany. The rest is sold to specialized textile sorting companies.
Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?
As garment workers toil under exploitative working conditions, FEMNET works toward greater transparency in the fashion industry. Ahead of the German Sustainability Award, the NGO's director tells DW what must change.
Quality, not quantity: Jade Helene Shimmin designs three collections per year in small runs. You can try on your limited edition pieces in her cozy Mitte showroom.
A German court has rejected a lawsuit from Pakistanis against German retailer KiK over responsibility for a factory fire in Karachi. KiK said the blaze was an act of terrorism. Shamil Shams reports from Dortmund.
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