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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12650

4 February 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 30 / 33
NEWS BRIEFS / Circular economy
A report by Changing Markets Foundation highlights textile industry’s dependence on fossil fuels
03/02/2021 (Agence Europe)

03/02/2021 (Agence Europe)The fashion industry has become dependent on cheap synthetic fibres, which are made from fossil fuels, says a report by the Changing Markets Foundation released on Wednesday 3 February. Denouncing brands’ “addiction” to petroleum-derived fibres, the report shows that the use of synthetic fibres, particularly polyester, has doubled in textiles over the last 20 years and could reach almost three quarters of total world fibre production by 2030. Together...

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