The RCGD Surveys

For us at RCGD, cultural sustainability is the foundational element of sustainable development as it is intricately entwined with the social, environmental and economic spheres. At RCGD, we are very keen to understand your cultural references for sustainability and are happy to see this becoming a topic of greater significance in the industry. Our surveys.about […]

Back Once Again! RCGD Presents The Workshops

A journey into sustainable fashion through learning and understanding… A series of workshops aimed at educating on the topic of sustainability. Curated for beginners, or those who are simply curious and ready to go on a journey of learning and understanding. Back on Thursday 29th October 2020 after a successful launch on 8th October 2020, […]

RCGD Presents The Workshops

A journey into sustainable fashion through learning and understanding… A series of workshops aimed at educating on the topic of sustainability. Curated for beginners, or those who are simply curious and ready to go on a journey of learning and understanding. Launching on Thursday 8th October 2020 What to expect… The Workshops will be hosted […]

One Word Cultural Sustainability Survey

For RCGD, cultural sustainability is the foundational element of sustainable development as it is intricately entwined with the social, environmental and economic spheres. At RCGD, we are very keen to understand your cultural references for sustainability and are happy to see this becoming a topic of greater significance in the industry. We have devised a […]

Fashion’s Textile Waste Problem

Proper waste management is of the most primordial stepping stones into a more conscious, regenerative lifestyle. It’s a well-known fact that the average individual generates tons of waste every year as the result of day-to-day living, most of which ends up in landfills or polluting our oceans and islands. And while we all need to […]

The magnitude of damage caused by toxic chemicals in fast fashion

The magnitude of damage caused by toxic chemicals in fast fashion is shocking! There are four distinct pillars hugely affected: Consumers, Garment Workers, the Community living around the manufacturing facilities, and the Environment that we all live in. Regulating this space is complex and varies from country to country. It’s not uncommon for some toxic […]

Six Sins of Greenwashing

Twelve years ago, TerraChoice released a report entitled ‘Six Sins of Greenwashing’ which surveyed the North American consumer markets and delved more into false or misleading green marketing claims. The report concluded that greenwashing is pervasive, and came up with six key sins of greenwashing to be wary of. With the recent surge of environmental […]

Biodegradability of fabrics

In the 2015 fashion documentary ‘True Cost’, it was reported that a staggering 80 billion pieces of clothing are consumed each year, but only 10% of them are donated to charity or thrift stores. The remaining 90% ends up in landfills as textile waste! Well, how can we avoid textile waste? One option is to […]

6 Podcasts Helping Business Owners Survive the Times of COVID-19

Podcasts are seeing an enormous surge in popularity at the moment, and if you are on the hunt for some informed business listening, or keen to learn about how to establish, grow and successfully run your own business, rest assured there are literally thousands of podcasts ready and able to tick these boxes. However, it’s […]

Kudos to Fashion Revolution

Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for more transparency in the fashion industry, also known as the movement behind ask #WhoMadeMyClothes #WhatsInMyClothes. The team have ingeniously created a Guide to Hosting a *Digital* Event for Fashion Revolution Week, so if you’ve been planning a swap, talk, workshop, film screening or demonstration, this is the […]

The A-Z of Sustainable Fashion

This A-Z sustainable fashion glossary will help you understand key terms, enrich your knowledge about eco-fashion and keep you up to speed on the conversations going on around you. Happy learning! A Artisan is a skilled craft worker who makes or creates material objects partly or entirely by hand. When possible, look for clothes made [...]

Reading Lists

As the world goes into lockdown, readers are starting to look for meaningful substance in their bookcases, searching for distraction, inspiration, refuge or escape. Whether you’re a long time follower of sustainable fashion, new to the scene or just a little curious and want to educate yourself on how to become a more thoughtful consumer, we […]

Eco must-listens whilst in quarantine

Most of us are glued to the screen way more than we would typically like to be right now! Still, it’s important to find the time to give your eyes a break. Even if that opportunity does not present itself,  you might just be keen to listen to something new whilst you are multi-tasking. We […]