Fashion sector on trend to miss 2020 waste targets

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The fashion industry is set to miss its 2020 targets on waste reduction | Credit: Bicanski
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The fashion industry is set to miss its 2020 targets on waste reduction | Credit: Bicanski

Population growth, rising consumption levels, lack of collection infrastructure and fast fashion is blocking industry progress on waste, report finds

The UK's fashion industry is not cutting waste fast enough to hit its December 2020 target of a 3.5 per cent reduction, the Waste and Resources Action Plan (WRAP) admitted today. According to a progress...

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