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Fashion Seeks Eco Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Packaging

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.

The fashion industry is swimming in single-use plastics, and the ubiquitous polybag is just one of the many reasons why. Thin, lightweight and made from low-density polyethylene—No. 4 plastic in recycling-speak—the appeal of these bags is undeniable: They protect shoes, clothing and accessories from mold-promoting moisture as they transit from factories to warehouses to stores,…

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