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Donated clothes arriving at Oxfam's warehouse in Batley, Yorkshire

Oxfam saves over 7000 tonnes of clothing from landfill every year

Oxfam estimates that it is saving 7200 tonnes of clothing from going into landfill every year thanks to its Wastesaver processing plant. ...

Christmas sales at the Oxfam Online Shop soared!

Sales at the Oxfam Online Shop soared by 33 per cent in the Christmas trading period, as shoppers looked for an easy way to buy ethical gifts and cards that fight extreme poverty at the same time. ...

Celebrity mums get dressed by the kids for Oxfam

Celebrity mums have today kicked off Oxfam's family-oriented fundraiser Dressed By The Kids Day, taking place on 16 June, to support the charity's lifesaving work around the world. ...

Fabulous Oxfam fashion show featuring celebrity models kicks off London Fashion Week

A fabulous Oxfam fashion show - Fashion Fighting Poverty - kicks off London Fashion Week this Thursday, 16 February, 7pm, at the Oxo Tower's On|Off venue in central London.   ...

Bumper Christmas for Oxfam shops: sales at five-year high

Sales growth at Oxfam shops hit a five-year high in the Christmas trading period, raising an incredible £1.7 million of extra sales towards Oxfam's vital work to end extreme poverty and showing...

Employers pick volunteers over other job candidates, new research reveals

Volunteering gives job-seekers a huge advantage over other candidates, new research reveals. The study shows 80 percent of employers are more likely to hire an applicant with volunteering experience. ...

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Zara tax dodging report - OXFAM reaction

Zara scandal shows tax dodging still in fashion, says Oxfam A report published today by the Greens/European Free Alliance reveals that Inditex, owners of the global fashion retailer Zara,...

Models Adwoa Aboah, Jean Campbell and Lila Nova photographed by Tim Walker for Oxfam

Vogue photographer Tim Walker brings Mr. Men to Oxfam

Tim Walker, famous for his iconic fashion shoots, has brought his genius for fantasy to a special shoot for Oxfam partywear featuring Roger Hargreaves' Mr Men characters. ...

Unused shoes in British households stretch all the way round the world

There are so many unworn or unused shoes in British households that put heel to toe in a line they'd stretch all the way round the world. Piled on top of each other all the CDs and DVDs...

3.6 billion clothes left unworn in the nation’s wardrobes, survey finds

Every morning up and down the country, British homes play host to their own closet dramas causing 49 percent of the nation to suffer from 'wardrobe rage' - irrational tantrums directed at...

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