Fast fashion means tonnes of clothes end up in landfill, but several new initiatives are now repurposing and recycling used textiles – including turning them back into raw materials, says Katherine Rowland.
Cotton manufacturing has come a long way since the industrial revolution. Today, bio-enzymes, water waste reduction technologies and digital printing are refining production processes, says Emilie Beauchamp.
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