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Lunch Lecture: Environmental Effects of Fast Fashion

Publicerat 2020.02.24

Professor Gregory Peters forskar i Environmental Systems Analysis division of the Technology Management and Economics department på Chamlers i Gbg. På onsdag lunch (den 26 feb) talar han om hållbarhet och mode och vilka konsekvenser  ”fast fashion” har på miljön.

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The global garment industry is one of the most significant industrial sectors in terms of the demands it places on natural resources and the pollution it emits. This presentation will summarise the environmental impacts of the industry and the consequences of the “fast fashion” business model that has affected it. Recycling has been proposed as a solution to the woes of the sector. Some recent advances in this area will be presented and the potential of this kind of intervention will be discussed in the context of other potential interventions