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Environmental Audit Committee
The Environmental Audit Committee investigates the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion’ and the wider clothing industry. The inquiry examines the carbon, resource use and water footprint of clothing throughout its lifecycle. It will look at how clothes can be recycled, and waste and pollution reduced.
Evidence given by Claire Bergkamp, Sustainability & Innovation Director, Stella McCartney Ltd, Clare Hieatt, Howies and Hiut Denim, Graeme Raeburn, Designer, Phoebe English, Designer, Professor Dilys Williams, Director and Professor of Fashion Design for SustainabilityLivia Firth, Eco-Age, Jane Grice, Waste Not, Want Not, Jenny Holdcroft, Assistant General Secretary, IndustriALL union, Andrea Speranza, TRAID, Lucy Siegle, freelance journalist and writer
Environmental Audit Committee holds evidence session on sustainability of the Fashion Industry at the V&A Museum