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Calls for plastic warnings on UK clothing

Two thirds unaware of fashion’s contribution to plastic pollution.

5th July 2021

Knitting Industry
 |  United Kingdom

Knitted Outerwear

A new poll has revealed that eight out of ten Britons (81%) want the UK government to make it mandatory for brands to introduce labelling which shows whether plastic is present in their clothing and accessories.

The Yonder poll of 2,091 UK adults was commissioned by A Plastic Planet. Coinciding with it, retail expert and broadcaster Mary Portas and former Green Party leader Caroline Lucas have joined more than 40 parliamentarians, academics, and campaigners calling for a labelling system in an open letter to the government. 

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