Presents forward-thinking designers, products and processes that are at the forefront of a new green world. Each episode revolves arouns a different green theme as it spotlights 3 specific innovators or innovations that have the potential to transform our everyday lives.
This program follows the workflow of the company from its headquarters in Cornwall, Great Britain, to fabric suppliers in Japan and manufacturers in Portugal. Viewers are shown how Finisterre reduces its ethical and environmental impact as it rigorously evaluates the use of energy and materials, not only in isolated locations, but throughout the design, manufacture, transportation, and use of its products.
Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world's most active textile-producing countries, this program explores the social cost of the textile industry, which benefits mostly Western consumers and capitalists while creating oppressive environments in the developing world. Using eye-opening footage shot inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, the film explores issues of sweatshop labor.
This program examines the prevalence of harmful chemicals in textiles, following a trail from sick retail consumers back to manufacturing centers in Shanghai, India, and Bangladesh, where rates of respiratory illness and cancer are on the rise.
This program profiles clothing designers who are turning consumer demand for green products into fashion trends. The Junky Styling team searches thrift shops for vintage fabric which it then uses to create outfits for their high-profile clientele