Weaving ethics into clothes faces snags

Posted: May 5, 2013 at 2:41 a.m.

This undated product image provided by Fair Indigo shows one of the company's product. Fair Indigo is an online retailer that sells clothes and accessories that are certified by Fair Trade U.S.A., including $59.90 pima organic cotton dresses, $45.90 faux wrap skirts and $100 floral ballet flats. (AP Photo/Fair Indigo)

NEW YORK — Consumers can recycle waste, grow their own food and drive a fuel-efficient car. But being socially responsible isn’t so easy when it comes to clothes.

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Business, Pages 63 on 05/05/2013