Behind Adidas’ and H&M’s circular fashion project

The fashion industry has struggled to reduce its impact on the environment as its “take, make, dispose” model has come under greater scrutiny in recent years. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, more than US$500 billion of value is lost every year due to a lack of recycling and underuse of clothes. Meanwhile, textiles production accounts for 1.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions annually. But a new project led by pioneering players in the fashion and textile industries spel