19 Sep '17, 8am

Greenpeace calls for a fashion ‘slowdown’ https://t.co/17wGhZe5K6

Greenpeace calls for a fashion ‘slowdown’ https://t.co/17wGhZe5K6

At the opening of Milan Fashion Week, the international pressure group puts forward a ‘12 step plan’ for the industry to reach this goal in a new report, which calls for retailers and brands to improve the durability and quality of clothing, move away from fast fashion, source more natural raw materials rather than synthetics – while paying greater attention to the issue of microplastics in both virgin and recycled materials. The report also argues for legislative changes to introduce such as Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and tax breaks and financial incentives for small, fairtrade and ‘sustainable’ businesses.

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