Young ditch fast fashion in favour of second-hand clothes in major eco boost – Daily Mail

Young ditch fast fashion in favour of second-hand clothes in major eco boost – Daily Mail

Young ditch fast fashion in favour of second-hand clothes in major eco boost

  • Quarter of young adults bought second hand or rented clothes for Christmas 
  • Fashion industry uses an estimated 98 million tons of non-renewable resources
  • Younger people far more likely to buy second-hand clothes or gifts for Christmas



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Young adults are rejecting fast fashion and choosing eco-friendly second-hand clothes instead, research reveals.

Shunning brand new outfits, a quarter of 18 to 24-year-olds say they have rented clothes for the festive party season or bought them second-hand.

And 58 per cent said they are likely to do so in future years.

In contrast, only 5 per cent of adults aged over 55 said they were wearing rented or second-hand clothing this Christmas.

The YouGov survey of 2,094 adults, …….

Source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10341437/Young-ditch-fast-fashion-favour-second-hand-clothes-major-eco-boost.html

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