Fashion Bosses To Be Questioned Over Industry Sustainability

Fashion bosses will be asked to reveal the steps they are taking to improve the sustainability of their operations and reduce the environmental impact of the clothes that they sell, as part of an inquiry into the sustainability of the fashion industry by Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC).

Clothing manufacturing produces carbon emissions, contributing to climate change, while many items release microplastic fibres when washed, which then make their way into the ocean. Unwanted and outdated clothing ends up in landfill, and some charities have complained that second-hand clothes are exported and dumped on overseas markets.

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