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'Fashion industry needs to have Cradle to Cradle approach'

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Jun '20
To stop further straining our resources, climate and environment, fashion industry needs to remodel the linear production of produce—consume—dump, which is a mere Cradle to Grave approach, to a Cradle to Cradle, or circular approach, according to Benjamin Itter, cofounder-CEO, Lebenskleidung.

"Thus, already at the design stage, a product is produced in such a way, that the end of the life cycle is already considered; no new resources need to be brought into the system and all resources and materials can be put back into the loop and re-used," Itter writes in an article in the hard bound fifth edition of the Sustainability Compendium - ‘Going Circular’ brought out by Fibre2Fashion.

In his article 'A question of scale', he suggests: "Come to think of a future—where we would have special garbage bins solely for clothes and in each city and district special textiles waste collection centres would work and sort the textiles and bring them back to the value chain."

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