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Fast-fashion brands ‘misleading’ consumers with ‘carbon neutral’ biomass boiler claims

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Stand.earth says fashion retailers in Asia have switched from conventional coal burning to biomass burning in their manufacturing processes, which ‘poses severe threats to our climate’ (Photo: Noriko Hayashi/Bloomberg)

Major high street fashion retailers, including Gap, H&M, Nike and Puma, are ‘fanning the flames of a global boiling era’ through their use of biomass boilers, says Stand.earth

Environmental non-profit Stand.earth has accused major high street fast-fashion brands of “misleading claims” over their use of biomass boilers, in ...

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