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Extending the life of our garments to reduce fashion waste: from Manchester to Delhi

  • About 20% of the world’s industrial water pollution is caused by the fashion industry
  • 10% of global carbon emissions come from the fashion industry
  • Shifting from fast fashion to sustainable fashion can help to reduce this waste by extending the life of a garment.
  • Fashion students and journalism students from Manchester Metropolitan University and Pearl Academy, India collaborate to report on the latest garment technologies being used by ethical fashion brands in both countries
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