Disposable “fast fashion” and its impact on the environment will be considered in a new investigation initiated by the audit Committee of the environment, in an effort to make the industry more sustainable.
The deputies will look at carbon, resource usage and water footprint of clothing throughout its life cycle and how clothing can be recycled and the waste and the environmental pollution will decrease.
Committee Chairman Mary Krieg said, how we design, make and throw away clothes “a huge impact on the environment”, adding: “the Production of clothing requires toxic chemicals and creates climate emissions. Every time we put on the sink, thousands of plastic fibers and will wash away into the oceans. We don’t know where or…
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