Primark to make all clothes with recycled materials by 2030

It has also committed to halving its carbon emissions and removing single-use plastics from its operations

The hidden plastic in leather alternatives

Are alternative leather materials as green and sustainable as their names imply? Recent research shows that many should in fact come with a sustainability health warning

UK fashion brand Hype ‘to become fully sustainable business by 2022’

The company has agreed to offset its emissions through the partnership with Ecologi, planting a tree for every order that is placed

Asda opens sustainability store with ‘greener price’ promise

The supermarket says loose and unwrapped products will not cost more than wrapped equivalents

Leather made from fungi ‘eco-friendlier and cheaper’ than animal and plastic alternatives

Fungi-based leather releases less carbon emissions into the atmosphere and is fully biodegradable when used in its pure form

Global businesses ‘must work harder to source sustainable cotton’

In the latest Cotton Ranking report, which rates the sustainability of the sector, around a third of the 77 cotton-using companies surveyed scored a zero

Former sustainability manager appointed CEO of H&M

The appointment means Helena Helmersson will become the company’s first female CEO

Carbon neutral jacket launched in Italy

Fashion brand Moncler introduces a plant–based and carbon neutral puffer jacket

The high cost of Christmas throwaway fashion

Research shows that UK shoppers will spend £2.4 billion this festive season on clothes they hardly wear

Fashion industry ‘responsible for 1.7bn tonnes of greenhouse gases each year’

New research suggests wasted clothing costs the global economy around £414 billion annually