Burberry vows to stop burning unsold clothes and using real fur

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Burberry will no longer destroy fashion items they cannot sell. The British company has officially vowed to stop its long-standing practice of burning clothes and bags they do not sell at the end of the year. Burberry’s policy change comes after the company was criticized by environmental agencies for how they disposed of their unsaleable products.

In 2017, Burberry burned over $28 million worth of items to keep the products out of the hands of its competitors. The company feared that the materials… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Mass poaching in Botswana leaves behind 90 tuskless elephants

Ninety elephants have been poached in the nation of Botswana in what is being considered one of Africa’s grimmest mass poaching sprees. The majority of the creatures poached for their valuable ivory were large bull elephants who carry large heavy tusks according to a statement by Elephants Without Borders on Tuesday. The group had been conducting an aerial survey of the animals over several weeks in tandem with Botswana’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks when the discovery was made.

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