Strategies to Adopt Circular Economy Practices in the Fashion Industry

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
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Volume 10 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2023
Authors : Tanisha Jain
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Tanisha Jain, "Strategies to Adopt Circular Economy Practices in the Fashion Industry," SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 10,  no. 1, pp. 26-33, 2023. Crossref,


The fashion industry is a major contributor to global waste and pollution, with fast fashion and a focus on disposability leading to overconsumption and environmental degradation. The circular economy offers a potential solution to these issues by extracting maximum value from resources before recovering and regenerating products and materials. In this paper, we explore strategies that the fashion industry can adopt to move towards a circular economy. These strategies include incorporating closed-loop design, resource efficiency, sustainable production, implementing take-back and recycling programs, and shifting towards rental and sharing models. We also discuss the role of consumers and producers in driving a shift towards a circular economy in the fashion industry. Through an examination of best practices and case studies, this paper highlights the potential for the fashion industry to not only become more sustainable but also more profitable and efficient.


Circular economy, Sustainability, Fashion, Pollution, Clothing.


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