New report released by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation

One garbage truck of textiles is wasted every second.

This week the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, together with Stella McCartney, announced the release a new report titled A new textiles economy - Redesigning fashion’s future.  


We want to help spread the word about the availability of this report and thank the Circular Fibres Initiative for its work to create a better future for the textile industry.

The report finds that “the equivalent of one garbage truck of textiles is wasted every second, while less than 1% of clothing is recycled into new clothes.”

“If nothing changes, the fashion industry will consume a quarter of the world’s annual carbon budget by 2050.”  

The report lays out a positive vision for a new textiles economy. You can download the report using this link.

Thank you!

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