'Fast fashion is fossil fashion': Rise of synthetic fibres in fashion pushing planetary limits, NGOs warn

Cecilia Keating
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Estimates show 87 per cent of fashion is landfilled, incinerated or dumped in the environment | Credit: Shutterstock, Changing Markets
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Estimates show 87 per cent of fashion is landfilled, incinerated or dumped in the environment | Credit: Shutterstock, Changing Markets

Fashion industry has 'failed to make headway' in curbing its damage on the environment and dependence on fossil fuels, campaigners warn

The fashion industry is fuelling the climate emergency and waste crisis through its huge and growing addiction to synthetic fibres made from carbon-intensive fossil fuels. That is the conclusion of...

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