Environmental Audit Committee reopens fast fashion inquiry

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Two years after its inquiry into fast fashion, the Environmental Audit Committee has decided to revisit the issue after new concerns came to light during the coronavirus pandemic.

The 2018 inquiry, called Fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability, made several recommendations including a producer responsibility charge to pay for better clothing recycling and a requirement for due diligence checks across fashion supply chains to eliminate forced or child labour.

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