Government proposes plan to make UK fashion firms pay more towards textile recycling

Michael Holder
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Estimates show 87 per cent of fashion is landfilled, incinerated or dumped in the environment | Credit: Shutterstock
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Estimates show 87 per cent of fashion is landfilled, incinerated or dumped in the environment | Credit: Shutterstock

Defra proposals form part of wider package targeting waste from construction, textiles, electronics, cars, furniture, plastics, and food, as Ministers pledge to end the 'throwaway culture as we build back greener'

Clothing and textiles manufacturers could be forced to pay more towards the costs of recycling their products at the end of their lifespan, as part of a host of plans to combat waste and support the circular...

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