LONDON – The UK’s Environmental Audit Committee is to hold another enquiry on the UK fashion industry, despite recommendations from the previous enquiry held by the EAC in 2018 having been rejected by the Government. The EAC says it will revisit the issue raised by the previous enquiry to monitor progress “due to continued concerns around the environmental impact of the fashion industry and working conditions in UK garment factories.”
The EAC’s previous recommendations in 2019 ranged from a producer responsibility charge to pay for better clothing collection and recycling, to requiring due diligence checks across fashion supply chains to root out forced or child labour.
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