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Published on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Circular or linear: a ‘Kodak moment’ for textiles?

Written by John Mowbray

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BEIJING – New research has highlighted the alarming raw material exposure risk the world's leading apparel brands have in China, with huge swathes of cotton and polyester production now taking place in regions which are water-stressed and facing major government crack-downs on pollution which is likely to force many operators out of business. The research argues that apparel brands could be facing a 'Kodak moment' by failing to invest in more circular ways of working.