West Australians embrace clothes swaps, dress hiring and upcycling amid concerns about fast fashion

West Australians embrace clothes swaps, dress hiring and upcycling amid concerns about fast fashion

In a world of mass-produced fast fashion, West Australians are increasingly turning to new initiatives to give their clothes a second life. Key points: West Australians are increasingly getting behind clothes swaps, outfit hiring and upcycling It comes amid concerns about the environmental impacts of fast fashion  On average, each Australian throws out about 23kg of … Read more

Lifeline defends decision to sell donated items intended for Lismore flood victims

Lifeline defends decision to sell donated items intended for Lismore flood victims

Former Lifeline store manager Ethan Smith says he resigned in disgust after boxes of donated items were sold in Lifeline stores when they were intended for flood victims. Key points: A Lifeline manager resigns in disgust after donated items intended for flood victims were sold in stores Lifeline’s chief executive said the decision was made in order … Read more