With shoppers looking for more #sustainable products this #BlackFriday and holiday season, our members are committing to helping build a responsible and sustainable #cashmere supply chain. See a list of companies supporting our cashmere initiatives: https://bit.ly/3lajoI0
Interesting discussion with @Sustainable_Ang and UPW about the sustainability initiatives it's involved with including SFA's work in #cashmere in Inner Mongolia and Mongolia, and the increase in animal welfare assurances and certifications. https://www.instagram.com/tv/CHK6VK5nQZO/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet
The 3rd ed of SFA's 'Goat Combing and Cashmere Harvesting handbook' is ready to be distributed to herder organisations registered with the #SFA, promoting good practice in #cashmere sorting and harvesting. Thanks to @UNDPMongolia who supported printing costs.
“Shifting away from synthetic fabrics is one way to reduce microplastics in the ocean,” says Dr David Hunt, a biological oceanographer at the University of British Columbia.https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/23/your-polyester-sweater-is-destroying-the-environment-heres-why?CMP=share_btn_tw