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1 in 10 UK Consumers ‘Not Bothered’ by Fast Fashion’s Environmental Impact

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Britain’s fast-fashion purchases carry a heavy carbon toll, new research reveals. Commissioned by the anti-poverty charity Oxfam as part of its #SecondhandSeptember campaign, the study found that U.K. shoppers purchase a prodigious 2.2 tons of clothing every minute—more than any other nationality in Europe. They’re also tossing aside garments just as quickly, sometimes after a…

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