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Does Use Matter? Comparison of Environmental Impacts of Clothing Based on Fiber Type
Several tools have been developed to compare the environmental impact of textiles. The most widely used are Higg Materials Sustainability Index (MSI) and MADE-BY Fiber Benchmark. They use data from production to evaluate ...
Microfibres from apparel and home textiles: Prospects for including microplastics in environmental sustainability assessment
Textiles release fibres to the environment during production, use, and at end-of-life disposal. Approximately two-thirds of all textile items are now synthetic, dominated by petroleum-based organic polymers such as polyester, ...