Future of the Environment

Finland has a new eco-fashion line – clothes made from trees

The average lifetime of an item of clothing in the UK is estimated at just 2.2 years and it’s thought that up to $177 million of clothes end up in landfill each year. Image: REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Kate Whiting

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Finland's President Sauli Niinisto and his wife Jenni Haukio pose for a photograph ahead of the Independence Day reception in Helsinki, Finland December 6, 2018. Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. FINLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN FINLAND. - RC1C283F07E0
Finland's President Sauli Niinistö and his wife Jenni Haukio Image: Reuters/Lehtikuva

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