‘Fast fashion generates 92m tonnes of waste a year’

The industry also consumes 1.5 trillion litres of water annually and contributes to 190,000 tonnes of oceanic microplastic pollution, according to new research  

CHANEL pledges to get 100% renewable electricity in the bag by 2025

The French fashion label has also committed to halving its carbon dioxide emissions by 2030

Burberry debuts carbon-neutral fashion show

The luxury brand’s Autumn/ Winter 2020 runway show will be held in a certified sustainable venue, will prioritise electric vehicles (EVs) and will not use any air freight

Almost half of UK consumers seek more eco-friendly products

A new survey reveals a further 41% of UK shoppers who keep environmental impact in mind when purchasing

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Fashion firms ‘must focus on sustainable cotton’

In the latest Cotton Ranking report, which rates the sustainability of the sector, around a third of the 77 cotton-using companies surveyed scored a zero

US fashion firm gets plastic bottle waste in the bag

Solo New York says just the first run of its Re:cycled Collection will see nearly 90,000 plastic bottles kept out of landfills by turning them into new accessories

Prada proves green is in this season with €50m Sustainability Linked Loan

The fashion brand claims the loan, signed with Crédit Agricole Group, is the first of its kind in the luxury goods industry

Vogue publisher pledges to ‘inspire climate action’ in the fashion industry

Condé Nast will work with industry partners to influence consumers’ behaviours by promoting the reuse of clothes, sustainable fashion and innovative materials and technologies

Fashion industry ‘responsible for 1.7bn tonnes of greenhouse gases each year’

New research suggests wasted clothing costs the global economy around £414 billion annually

Gucci claims to get emissions in the bag with offset scheme

The fashion giant plans to offset emissions by contributing to four UN-backed forestation schemes