Commission to target global impact of ‘fast fashion’ in textiles strategy

An upcoming EU strategy to reduce the environmental damage caused by the textile industry will seek to clean up global supply chains through improved product traceability, according to a roadmap published on Tuesday.

by Simon Pickstone
An employee works at a textile factory in Baoji, Shaanxi Province of China, December 2020. Textiles sold in the EU have a major global footprint. Photo: Yuan Jingzhi/VCG via Getty Images
An employee works at a textile factory in Baoji, Shaanxi Province of China, December 2020. Textiles sold in the EU have a major global footprint. Photo: Yuan Jingzhi/VCG via Getty Images

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