The impact of textile production and waste on the environment


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Clothes, footwear and household textiles are responsible for water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and landfill. Fast fashion - the constant provision of new styles at very low prices - has led to a big increase in the quantity of clothes produced and thrown away.

To tackle the impact on the environment, the EU wants to speed up the move towards a circular economy.

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