Boohoo admits 'more can be done' after being criticised in Parliament

2018

manchester evening news - mi apparelManchester-based fashion retailer Boohoo has admitted 'there is more we can do' after being named in parliament for producing £5 dresses.

The Northern Quarter firm was among online brands criticised for encouraging the fast fashion culture of disposable clothes.

MPs were told brands like Boohoo and Asos are aggressively competing to produce cheaper and faster clothes for young women, according to the Mail Online.

The audit select committee, which is investigating the environmental impact of the industry, said this is fuelling a culture of disposable clothing where 400,000 tonnes end up being binned in UK landfill sites.

Stella Claxton, senior lecturer with the Clothing Sustainability Research Group, revealed some of the clothes were so cheap that even charity shops may not want them.
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