In the past 15 years, clothing production has doubled, draining our natural resources and using up Earth’s limited carbon budget. Here, sustainability researchers share four things that we can do to tackle the fast fashion problem.
Leather is part of many of our wardrobes, but producing it creates carbon pollution and drives deforestation. Thanks to science, sustainable lab-grown leather could soon be a reality. Entrepreneur Andras Forgacs explains how it works.
Through our everyday buying decisions, we consumers can collectively create the demand for sustainable products and send a powerful message to big corporations that they need to clean up their act. If you want to make better clothing choices, here’s how you can start.