Examine the environmental impact of our clothing with these resources for students aged 14–16

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Cheap clothing has led to a fast fashion attitude – buying items cheaply, wearing once and then throwing away. But that’s not sustainable. Use these resources to consider the impact of clothing on our environment, assess the life cycle of a garment, and investigate the topic with students aged 14–16, alongside the Fixing fashion article in Education in Chemistry