Looking back at 2015, one of the milestones was the launch of the European Clothing Action Plan – a scheme to reduce textile waste across the European Union.
Looking back at 2015, our minds turn to one of the most important institutional milestones of the year for promoting a more sustainable fashion future – the launch of the European Clothing Action Plan, a scheme to reduce textile waste across the European Union. Involving brands, retailers, manufacturers, charities and consumers alike, the initiative will take to voluntary agreements and consumer-facing campaigns to reduce the amount of clothing ending up in landfill. How? By encouraging designers to make durable designs and consumers to buy less and hang on to their existing wardrobes. Read more here.
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