as you stroll by the pedestrian zones of the cities, ends up in a long queue from the consumer, which may, after months of starting to shop lock again. The Corona pandemic had brought the business in the last few months, literally to a standstill, The shops were closed for a long time, the fashion sale came to a Standstill - especially the spring collections were guardians to the store. Anja Utfeld in the framework of the series "planet e. pandemic" in the eighth Episode, entitled "How the fashion industry suffers from" how the Virus affected the textile industry - and how some problems will be immensely intensified. The insightful Film ZDF shines on Sunday, 14. June, 16: 30, from.
What to do with the surplus? The remaining clothes in the shops to pull a rat tail behind her. In front of Corona in this country were sold at an average of more than ten million fashion items of the day. If companies remain on the seat, you decide often the article to throw away rather than donating them - because it would cost a lot more. But also the donations currently leads to massive complications.ZDF / Manuel Dalitz Teleschau
"By Corona is collapsed, the global second-hand market," explains in the Film, Thomas Ahlmann from the umbrella organisation of the "fair rating", a non-profit used clothing collectors in Germany. Consumers have cleaned out in corona periods. The clothes container is filled, and the Goods could not be transported outside the state. The simplest and, above all, the cheapest solution is the Throw away - a little more sustainable way. The Problem is that there is no buyer Was sold a majority of the clothes in the normal case of sorting firms in Eastern Europe and Africa, broke in the demand. Also recycling companies to take nothing, since the production is at a standstill. No customers and a higher flood of textile mass - a problematic constellation.ZDF / Manuel Dalitz tele fashion as "disposable goods" - is rethinking possible?
However, the still-standing and the floor at the end of processing of the clothes are not the only problems faced by the fashion industry. Many companies cancelled in the Wake of the crisis, their orders, making the production stand before a tremendous upheaval. The workers in Bangladesh who make the clothes, lost their Jobs. The textile industry, even without a Corona is characterised already by low wages and exploitation. How to feed the people now? To feed with work got, the closer to the inside in the South Asian country is hardly the money - now you are living in a time of Corona in ärmlicheren conditions.
the responsibility of the fashion companies. "You have for years, benefiting from the fact that it was so cheap clothes, and now you must not let the seamstresses in the lurch. Now you have to pay for your orders, and also to the prices that you have negotiated, so they can get closer before a proper wage," says Dr. Gisela Burckhardt of the company "Femnet", which campaigns for better working conditions of women in the clothing industry. Whether this could, however, implement it, remains to be seen.
These complications seem to show, but again the problem of the fashion. "Fashion is now become a disposable commodity," says fashion blogger Mirjam Smend. The textile production together, causing each year more carbon dioxide than all the international flights and cruises - a terrifying environment. The unfair conditions of production and the clothes issue. The Coronavirus is more than ever aware of the problems the fashion industry brings. But perhaps the focus is now a little more in the direction of sustainable fashion.ZDF / Anja Utfeld tele show
*The article "From production to disposal: How is Corona the weaknesses of the textile industry" is exacerbated published by tele look. Contact with the executives here.tele look Date Of Update: 12 June 2020, 15:28