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The founder of Ramblers Way discusses whether our clothing defines our values or if our values should define our clothing

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Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:05am

By the Editors

There are 80 billion pieces of clothing purchased worldwide each year but rarely do consumers consider the true cost of this. From negative environmental impacts to poor factory labor practices in the developing world and growing landfills containing discarded textiles, the fast fashion industry is in need of a serious makeover.

Tom Chappell, the founder of Tom’s of Maine, is part of a new way of thinking about fashion with his sustainable clothing company, Ramblers Way. A serial entrepreneur, Chappell uses his businesses as a vessel to create change that aligns with his values of caring for people, community and nature.

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Keywords: Supply Chain & the Circular Economy | Corporate Responsibility Magazine | Natural fibers | Ramblers Way | Sustainability | Sustainable Living | Tom Chappell