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Almost Half of Women’s Fast Fashion is Made of Virgin Plastic

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Nearly half of women’s clothes offered for sale by some of Britain’s most popular fast-fashion brands are made entirely of virgin plastics such as polyester, acrylic and nylon that are rarely recycled and end up polluting the environment, according to new research by a London think tank. Some outlets use more synthetic fibers than others,…

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