Has fast fashion become a toxic trend?
Feb 19, 2019

Has fast fashion become a toxic trend?

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From the BBC World Service... What's the impact of America's attempt to pressure its allies to stop dealing with Huawei? In an exclusive interview, the Chinese technology giant's founder reveals all. Also, Honda has confirmed it will close its U.K. manufacturing plant in 2021. It won't blame Brexit. We'll explain the other factors. Then, fast fashion has become a major contributor to climate change. A new report suggests clothing brands should pay a penny on every garment they sell to fund recycling schemes. But will it work?

Today's show is sponsored by SalesGenie.com and Indeed.


From the BBC World Service… What’s the impact of America’s attempt to pressure its allies to stop dealing with Huawei? In an exclusive interview, the Chinese technology giant’s founder reveals all. Also, Honda has confirmed it will close its U.K. manufacturing plant in 2021. It won’t blame Brexit. We’ll explain the other factors. Then, fast fashion has become a major contributor to climate change. A new report suggests clothing brands should pay a penny on every garment they sell to fund recycling schemes. But will it work?

Today’s show is sponsored by SalesGenie.com and Indeed.

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director