the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has
published an article looking at the issues surrounding resource use and the
need for greater sustainability and more durable clothing.
is predicted that by 2050 we will be consuming resources as if we had three
planets. This is unsustainable and governments are starting to respond. The
European Union aims to be the first carbon neutral continent by 2050, which
will require a circular economy. Greater durability in clothing and textiles
will contribute greatly to achieving this goal.
Consumer Compact article looks at durability on the clothing industry – how it
can design and manufacture more durable clothing and the benefits for both the
environment and the manufacturer.
the original Consumer Compact article, ‘Durability of
Clothing – Why It Matters?’
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