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Viscose And Its Impact

Viscose, a man-made fibre from a wood pulp source, is increasingly used in the fashion industry. But it comes at an environmental and social cost, as a 2017 report Dirty Fashion: How Pollution in the Global Textile Supply Chain is Making Viscose Toxic from the Changing Markets Foundation shows.

Almost all the world’s viscose is produced in just a handful of places in China, India and Indonesia. In all those locations, the 2017 report’s researchers found that manufacturers were dumping untreate…

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