Riel Talk

  • Deciphering Honesty in a Greenwashed World

    Nowadays, when you look through a brand's website there are almost always ‘sustainability’, ‘responsibility’ or ‘ethics’ pages. These pages list the many different ways brands are participating in the journey to a ‘greener’ world. But how can you actually know if what they're saying is legitimate, or even reliable?
  • The Issues And Solutions To Synthetic Textile Dyeing

      Its no secret that synthetic textile dying is one of the worlds biggest polluters - but why is that? Textile dying and finishing is considered t...
  • Best Changes You Can Make For The Environment In 2024:

    If you are looking to set some climate goals for 2022, here are the top 6 things I believe will make a difference:
  • How To Make Your Clothes Last Longer.

    Fast fashion has created a disconnect between customer and producer, and the more involved we are with pieces and brands we are purchasing, the more respect we have for them, and in turn, the better we will care for them.
  • Fairtrade, And What The Label Actually Represents.

    FairTrade is one of the most trusted and recognized sustainability labels in the world - and for very good reason. FairTrade was founded on the central goal of ‘ending poverty in all its forms everywhere’, and is on the baseline a foundation built to increase and maintain sustainability in some of the most vulnerable parts of the world. They are an alliance between small farmers and producers globally, creating stability in developing communities and providing fair, safe and decent working conditions.
  • A Products Life Cycle, And Why It’s So Important.

    Why is it important to know about the full life cycle of a product, and what can we do to be a more conscious consumer?