Do we need so many new clothes?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Audio,
Publish Date
Saturday, 23 February 2019, 2:11p.m.
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Almost two million tons of clothing are sent to landfill every year.

Carbon emissions, chemical and plastic pollution and of course the social cost to the poor people, often in Bangladesh, trapped in a slave labour situation are a massive cause of concern.

Eco-man Malcolm Rands joined Jack Tame to share his advice on what we can do to make sure we are buying ethical clothing and responsibly discarding unwanted items.

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