The documentary RiverBlueAn investigation that infiltrates the meanders of the polluting fashion industry. The focus is especially on the devastating effects caused to the water system.

Jul 27, 2018
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riverblue-836993877-large_lowJason Priestley, the Brandon Walsh of Beverly Hills 90210, a ‘90s tv series, lends his voice as a clean water activist to the movie RiverBlue. The documentary is a journey that follows environmentalist Mark Angelo round the globe in an investigation that infiltrates the meanders of the polluting fashion industry.

The focus is especially on the devastating effects caused to the water system and to human settlements, including those that are a few kilometres away from rivers. Two practices in particular are condemned: the extremely harsh chemical treatments that take place during the manufacturing processes and the irresponsible disposal of toxic waste (in China approximately 70% of rivers and lakes are polluted by almost 9.5 billion litres of liquid waste from the textile industry).

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