Can fashion go green if sales keep rising?

When sustainability expert Lars Mortensen tried to work out how European lifestyles were damaging the environment, he found three big problems lawmakers were trying to tackle: The homes in which we live, the food on our plates and the cars and planes we use to get around.
But it was the fourth — the clothes we wear — that had escaped their attention for decades.
Textiles have not been regulated in detail, said Mortensen from the European Environment Agency. “Most textiles are produced outside Europe, which means the majority of the impacts happen outside Europe.”

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