Patagonia owner gives brand to climate charity

The outdoor clothing brand will now see all non-operational profits used to fight climate change

More than 60% say they’d buy second-hand clothes to cut carbon

However, 64% return items at least once every two months – releasing more emissions

Primark training 275k cotton farmers to ‘be more sustainable’

It claims this process uses 40% less chemicals and 10% less water per acre

‘We must learn about materials to drive the circular economy’

Research shows consumers need to learn more about what they wear to become more sustainable

Pangaia commits to net zero by 2040

The clothing brand has pledged to halve its emissions by 2030

Zara to make dresses from carbon emissions

The retail brand has partnered with LanzaTech to turn steel mill emissions into party dresses

M&S launches rental service to minimise impact of fast fashion

Customers will be able to rent clothes from £13 for four days

Gucci to cut number of fashion shows to reduce clothing waste

The fashion giant plans to host just two “seasonless” catwalk shows each year and suggests clothes need to last longer than a single season

Fashion industry branded ‘second-largest polluter after aviation’

A new survey suggests fast fashion is fast damaging the environment, generating 92 million tonnes of textile waste a year

H&M reaches 97% sustainable cotton use in 2019

During the last year, H&M has also collected 29,005 tonnes of garments for recycling and reuse, equivalent to about 145 million t-shirts