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Carbon Focus @ E2expo

Circular economy model strategies for redesigning fashion's future

Updated : 2017

Stakeholders

  • Senior or top management
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals

Trends point to these negative impacts rising inexorably, with the potential for catastrophic outcomes in future. 

This report by Ellen McArthur Foundation in partnership with major multi-line and luxury retailers outlines a vision for a system that works, delivering long-term benefits – a new textiles economy based on the principles of a circular economy. It offers a direction of travel on which the industry can agree and focus its efforts.

In a new textiles economy, clothes, textiles, and fibres are kept at their highest value during use and re-enter the economy afterwards, never ending up as waste. This vision is distinct from, and complements, ongoing efforts to make the textiles system more sustainable by minimising its negative impacts. With specific emphasis on innovation towards a different system, a new textiles economy presents an opportunity to deliver substantially better economic, societal, and environmental outcomes.

Read More: A NEW TEXTILES ECONOMY: REDESIGNING FASHION’S FUTURE

Geography

| Global

Year

2017

Product Category

  • Fabric
  • Yarn
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