'Shocking absence of leadership': Government accused of failing to tackle fast fashion impacts

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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

Research reveals that just 19 policies have been introduced to tackle negative impacts of fast fashion since 2007 - compared to 689 to try and tackle obesity

The UK government has failed to enact robust policies that clamp down on the negative environmental impacts of fast fashion, despite the sector's heavy toll in terms of water pollution, greenhouse gas...

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