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Redress Raleigh on Eco-Fashion, and the Future of Sustainable Textiles

April 11th, 2013 | by Shanley Knox

This Spring, Redress Raleigh hosted their first ever Eco-Fashion & Textiles Conference. The purpose and goal of the event was to bring industry leaders together to talk about where the fashion and textile industry is currently and where its headed in the coming years. Mor Aframian, Director of Branding and Community Relations, gave FGS an inside perspective on the conference, and what they discovered in terms of upcoming trends and sustainable practices

Hemp Makes Love with Allo in Nepal

October 4th, 2008 | by Delia Montgomery

The setting is the foothills of the Himalayas. Giant Nettle, a/k/a Allo in Nepal, is a plant that grows wild, – up to three meters (or 9.84 feet) in forests. Like hemp, the plants don't require fertilizers or pesticides. Also like hemp, the plants prevent soil erosion. In fact hemp grows well in this region too

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