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Why Your Fast Fashion Returns May Go Straight to Landfill

Fashion has a notorious environmental footprint, accounting for up to 10% of global carbon dioxide production. This situation is exacerbated by a fast-fashion business model that encourages the frequent purchase of low-cost, non-durable items. Around 30% of online purchases are then returned, with a large proportion going to landfill. In 2020, an estimated 2.6 million …

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Ephemeral mode: why your online returns can end up in landfill and what can you do about it?

Ephemeral mode: why your online returns can end up in landfill and what can you do about it?

The customer orders multiple items, many of which can be returned. Credit: Maridav/Shutterstock Fashion has a notorious environmental footprint, accounting for up to 10% of global carbon dioxide production. This situation is exacerbated by a fast-fashion business model that encourages the frequent purchase of low-cost, non-durable items. Around 30% of online purchases are then returned, …

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