New Internationalist

Action And Worth Reading.

Issue 302


If you’re interested in textiles and the environment, an excellent first port of call is the:
Textiles Environmental Network (TEN),
c/o National Centre for Business & Ecology,
The Peel Building,
University of Salford,
Manchester M5 4WT,
Tel: +44 161 295 5276,
Fax: +44 161 295 5041,
e-mail: [email protected]
The very friendly Hemp Union is at:
24 Anlaby Road,
Hull, HU1 2PA,
Tel/Fax: +44 1482 225328,
e-mail: [email protected]
There’s only a very limited amount of good reading on this topic, but fortunately we do have:
No Sweat: Fashion, Free Trade and the Rights of Garment Workers,
edited by Andrew Ross,
Verso, New York and London, 1997 –
an anthology of sparky features and pictures that’s a classic of its kind.
Also worth a look is the booklet:
Of Rags and Riches,
published in January 1997 by the Clean Clothes Campaign,
PO Box 11584,
1001 GN Amsterdam,
The Netherlands,
Tel: +31 20 428 18 24,
Fax: +31 20 420 99 25,
e-mail: [email protected].


PAN is a coalition linking over 400 citizens’ groups in some 60 countries in opposition to the misuse of pesticides and in support of safe, ecologically sound alternatives. Contact the Regional Centre nearest you:
PAN Africa,
BP 15938 Dakar-Fann,
Tel/fax: +221 25 29 14,
e-mail: [email protected]
PAN Asia and the Pacific,
PO Box 1170,
10850 Penang,
Tel: +60 4 657 0271;
Fax: +60 4 657 7445,
e-mail: [email protected]
PAN Europe,
c/o The Pesticides Trust,
Eurolink Centre,
49 Effra Road,
London SW2 1BZ,
Tel: +44 171 274 8895,
Fax: +44 171 274 9084,
e-mail: [email protected]
Latin America:
Mariscal Miller No 2622,
Lince, Lima,
Tel/Fax: +51 14 404 359,
e-mail: [email protected]
North America:
PAN North America Regional Center,
116 New Montgomery, #810,
San Francisco, CA 94105,
Tel: +1 415 541 9140,
Fax: +1 415 541 9253,
e-mail: [email protected]

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