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Ecouterre’s Year in Shame — Vote for the Most Deplorable Story of 2012

Posted By Mark Boyer On December 29, 2012 @ 2:55 pm In Accessories and Fashion | No Comments

Bangladesh Fire, textile factory, WTF stories, ecouterre, factory fire [1]

From environmental crimes caused by toxic pollution [2] to the mounting human cost of cheap fashion [3], 2012 featured some serious lowlights. Over at Ecouterre, we’ve rounded up seven stories we’d sooner forget ever happened, beginning with the factory fire in Bangladesh [4] that claimed the lives of at least 112 garment workers in November (pictured above). Click through to see them all and cast your vote for the year’s worst.

READ MORE > [5]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/ecouterres-year-in-shame-vote-for-the-most-deplorable-story-of-2012/wtf-2012-bangladesh-fire/

[2] environmental crimes caused by toxic pollution: http://www.ecouterre.com/greenpeace-exposes-toxic-chemicals-in-zara-other-fast-fashion-brands/

[3] mounting human cost of cheap fashion: http://www.ecouterre.com/walmart-wouldnt-pay-for-bangladesh-factory-safety-improvements/

[4] factory fire in Bangladesh: http://www.ecouterre.com/tag/tazreen-fashions

[5] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/top-7-wtf-fashion-stories-of-2012-vote-for-the-most-deplorable/

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