Greenpeace released a report, Fashion at the Crossroad, at the Milan Fashion Week 2017, criticising fashion brands for pledging to move to a circular economy, essentially designing out waste and creating an endless lifecycle for their products. While mostly a positive acknowledgement of sustainability initiatives, the research reveals some examples where brands are emphasising recycling, of polyester mostly, without consideration for closing the loop, or for slowing down the consumption of raw materials. Download the Greenpeace Germany “Fashion at the Crossroads”report at this link.