May 08, 2019

“People have to start asking themselves questions when buying. That's where it all starts: if we reflect on how much we are paying for items, we can see what other people are earning for manufacturing the clothing. If we were all able to see that a shirt with a value of €5 comes from an unethical chain of development, then we would seriously consider whether or not to buy it.


The problem, I find, is the lack of communication about sustainability, the fact that in some countries it is a taboo word, and that in other countries it is an ignored word. Sustainability and its concepts is something that should be taught to children from an early age, so that they can lead the way in the future.”


Dan Pontarlier was interviewed by EuroNews on his life as a sustainable fashion influencer. Read the full article here.


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