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How Wardrobes Become Sustainable

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Fashion is just getting faster, as the amount of time clothes are worn has dropped by 40 percent.

And textile production has doubled over the past 15 years, with retailer such as H&M and Zara releasing more than 11,000 new styles since the beginning of 2022.

So what can be done? Experts are saying we need to cut clothing purchases by 75 percent in order to reduce the environmental impact of the fashion industry.

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