Renting clothes might not be as 'green' as you think, a study reveals


Renting was found to have the highest climate impact, with researchers concluding that this could be even worse than throwing out clothes after use. Photo: AFP

Like recycling and reselling, renting clothes is one of the solutions proposed by the fashion industry to help reduce its impact on the planet. But are these new models really as "green" as they seem?

Perhaps not, according to a new study that notably singles out the greenhouse gas emissions generated by the increasingly popular clothing rental services.

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