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Environmentally Friendly Fabrics and Fashion: Pros and Cons

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Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the fashion industry using environmentally friendly fabrics.

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The solution suggests that environmentally friendly fabrics and fashion such as organic cotton is renewable, biodegradable, non-toxic and comfortable. It noted that to institute environmentally friendly garments, both the government, the private sector specifically the garments industry must institute policies that will promote a green environment.

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1. Clothing is one of the needs required for human survival.
"Environmental impacts occur throughout the production chain and most attention is paid to water consumption, chemical use, and waste and greenhouse gas emissions" (Advantage Environment, 2010).

According to Boston SEO Consultants (2010) noted that "while we are constantly bombarded with edgy advertising prompting us to buy more clothes that may never see the light of day after hitting our closet shelves, we rarely are aware of the increasing toll on the environment that our rampant clothing consumption is causing. From processing, to manufacturing, to distribution, big clothing manufacturers are causing water pollution, increase the amount of toxic waste dumped into the earth and atmosphere ...

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