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Fast Retailing to Use 7,800 Fewer Tons of Single-Use Plastics by 2020

Fashion is at a crossroads: continue with cutting-edge strategies developed to persevere during Covid or slide back into familiar (yet unprofitable) habits? Get the experts' perspective at our in-person Sourcing Summit, Oct. 19 at New York’s Cipriani 42nd Street.

With the retail industry’s growing environmental consciousness, single-use plastic bags are quickly becoming obsolete. The latest company to take steps toward ending their use is Fast Retailing Group, owner of Uniqlo, J Brand, Theory and other international contemporary brands. On Wednesday, the firm announced plans to eliminate the unnecessary use of single-use plastics, like shopping…

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