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Stylish and sustainable fashion countering pollution and waste

A social and sustainable company from the Philippines brings local brands of crafts and conscious fashion to Sydney Source: Getty Images

It's the billion dollar industry facing an environmental reckoning.

Every 10 minutes, some six tons of clothing are dumped in Australian rubbish tips.


 

Highlights

In Australia, Fashion is a 27-billion-dollar industry, and it's been transformed by the arrival of so called fast fashion outlets  offering the latest styles at cheap prices

The Federal government has a target to recovery 80 per cent of all waste, including textiles by 2030.

The focus, managing the environmental impact of clothing throughout the product's life cycle, from manufacture to recycling.


 

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