The American Circular Textiles Group (ACT), a coalition of apparel brands, recommerce companies and recycling solution providers, is asking the EPA to include textile waste in a draft plan to reduce plastics that was issued for review in April. ACT proposes amendments to current Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws to include textiles, and a deposit system like those for bottles and cans.
In a battle of the Chinese ultra-fast-fashion giants, Temu has filed a lawsuit against Shein, accusing it of various nefarious practices aimed at deterring apparel manufacturers from doing business with Temu in order to thwart competition from the newer entrant to the U.S. market. Shein has accused Temu in a separate lawsuit of impersonating its brand by creating fake Twitter accounts.
American Circular Textiles Group (ACT) is a coalition seeking to establish U.S. leadership and policy in textile waste and circularity, with a focus on the waste hierarchy. Founding members include Rent the Runway, The Real Real, thredUP and Fashionphile. ACT director and founder talks about the momentum behind circularity in apparel, and how ACT is working to influence legislators and industry leaders.
Missing Prime Day this July, and can’t wait until October? Never fear. Global buy now and pay later platform Klarna has teamed up with media partner Cosmopolitan to create a new shopping event called Hauliday over the weekend of Aug. 8-9, with deals aplenty aimed at millennial and Gen Z shoppers.
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