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Shoppers told to stop buying fast fashion

The House of Lords has attacked the fast fashion industry and is urging shoppers to 'make do and mend'.

Peers on the Science and Technology Committee are calling on consumers to return to a post-war thriftiness, after criticising the rising popularity of high street retailers, whose clothes are so inexpensive that there is no incentive to repair them.

The report released today on waste reduction said: "The attitudes of individuals and organisations must be altered so that waste is not just viewed as being costly but as being socially unacceptable."

To read the full report clock on the attached Pdf document.

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