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Also Levi’s opts for toxic-free fashion

Levi’s is committed to implementing by the year 2020 all of the harmful chemicals to ban from its supply chain.

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Levi’s, the largest jeansproducent in the world, is committed to implementing by the year 2020 all of the harmful chemicals to ban from its supply chain. Reports that environmental organization Greenpeace in a press release the American producer confirms the information on his website.

Greenpeace has in the framework of the Detox campaign of the fashion brands from 2020, there are no toxic substances to be discharged into rivers and watercourses. Levi’s will by the end of 2015 all of the toxic pfcs ban and work to create PFC-free alternatives and non-harmful chemicals, says the.

Moreover, it calls for the jeansproducent of his fifteen largest suppliers, which are mainly factories in China and Mexico, that they by the end of June 2013 all data about their water release. By the end of 2013 and 25 other major suppliers to the turn. “The people who are in the vicinity of the factories live, can in this way come to know of what substances the textile industry in their environmental discharges,” according to Greenpeace.

“Levi’s is the eleventh brand with a credible commitment to no toxic substances to be discharged throughout the entire production process”, says the still. Also the brands Adidas, Nike, Puma, Li-Ning, H&M, C&A, Marks & Spencer, Zara, Mango and Esprit have the step already taken.

There are, nevertheless, according to Greenpeace, even fashion brands where you can improve. “It is high time Calvin Klein, Gap and Victoria’s Secret detoxification. We keep the toxic secrets of fashion brands reveal to their use of harmful substances to zero any time.” (belga/RDM)

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