10/06/2023 04:03 PM | Click to read full article
The fast fashion industry's success has come at the cost of environmental harm and clothing waste. Textile production generates up to 8% of global carbon emissions, with polyester and cotton being major contributors. The increase in clothing production has led to more garments being discarded, with only a small percentage being recycled or reused. Recycling and reuse have limitations. Hence consumer habits must also change.