• Renting fashion can be green, argue clothes renters

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Cleaning and transport can be less impactful than disposable clothing, argue sustainable fashion businesses and consultants The fashion rental industry has challenged the findings of a recent high-profile report that suggested renting clothes is “less green than throwing them away” , based on the environmental impacts of transportation and dry cleaning. The study, published by the Finnish scientific journal Environmental Research Letters, assessed the environmental impact of five different ways of owning and disposing of clothing, including renting, resale and recycling.
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