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Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney launch A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future

On November, 28, 2017, Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney co-hosted the launch in London of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s latest report, “A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future”. The report, created by the Circular Fibres Initiatives, which launched in May, calls on the fashion industry to adopt a new vision and ambition level and create cross industry collaborations to achieve it. The Report outlines a vision and sets out ambitions and actions, based on the principles of a circular economy, to design out negative impacts and capture a USD 500 billion economic opportunity by truly transforming the way clothes are designed, sold and used.

“Today’s textiles industry is built on an outdated linear, take-make-dispose model and is hugely wasteful and polluting. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s report “A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future” presents an ambitious vision of a new system, based on circular economy principles, that offers benefits to the economy, society and the environment. We need the whole industry to rally behind it” (Ellen MacArthur).

To read the full report follow the link below:

https://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/assets/downloads/publications/A-New-Textiles-Economy_Full-Report.pdf

 

 

 

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