8.9 Newsweek: Meeting the demand for sustainable fashion

In this week’s programme we hear:

INTERVIEW: With Dr Antje Ahrends from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh about ground-breaking research that shows that rubber is driving deforestation three times faster than previously thought.

DISCUSSION: A new report has warned that demand for sustainable fabrics could exceed supply by 130m tonnes by 2030. To discuss how we meet the rising demand for sustainable fashion, ffinlo Costain is joined by Dr Alana James from Northumbria University – Zoe Gilbertson from the UK Bast Fibre Network – and by Alice Robinson, author of Field, Fork, Fashion, and co-founder of the company, British Pasture Leather.

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