A new textiles economy: redesigning fashions future

Report from the Ellen MacArthur foundation and circular fibres initiativ.

Takes a look at the current fashion industry and outline a vision for a system that works delivering long-term benefits – a new textiles economy based on the principles of a circular economy.

«The average number of times a garment is worn has decreased by 36 percent in the last 15 years, with clothing utilization in the United States at around a quarter of the global average.»

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation, A new textiles economy: Redesigning fashion’s future,(2017, http://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/publications).