1 The World Bank, How Much Do Our Wardrobes Cost to the Environment?, September 23, 2019, https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/feature/2019/09/23/costo-moda-medio-ambiente
2 Production involves cutting sewing, buttonholing, gluing, etc. Processing includes spinning, weaving, dyeing of fabric, etc.
3 In some emerging markets, the apparel industry is viewed as a sunrise industry, a new or relatively new industry expected to become economically important because it may spark economic growth.
4 Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Keeping clothing in use to reduce waste: thredUP, as of May 25, 2022, https://ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/circular-examples/keeping-clothing-in-use-to-save-us-money-and-reduce-waste-thredup and Ellen MacArthur Foundation, A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning fashion’s future, as of May 25, 2022, https://ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/a-new-textiles-economy
5 FESPA, Digital Textile market trends and opportunities 2022 – how does the future look?, as of May 25, 2022, https://www.fespa.com/en/news-media/features/digital-textile-market-trends-and-opportunities-2022-%E2%80%93-how-does-the-future-look and Allied Market Research, Digital Textile Printing Market Outlook – 2021-2030, as of May 25, 2022, https://www.alliedmarketresearch.com/digital-textile-printing-market
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