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Can Fast Fashion And Sustainability Be Stitched Together?

Spanish retailer Zara pledges to use nearly all sustainable materials by 2025. But is it possible for a fast-fashion brand, that churns out 500 new designs per week, to truly be sustainable?

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Can Fast Fashion And Sustainability Be Stitched Together?

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