This set of images visualises the garment life cycle and captures the range of environmental and social issues at each life cycle phase. Below – basic linear garment life cycle through phases of production, use and disposal.

Environmental issues throughout the garment life cycle

Below, social issues in the garment life cycle.

Below, the social and environmental challenges entwined, driven by economic imperatives.

Below, a closed loop garment life cycle.

These images are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) – please credit Alice Payne.

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