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Major environmental and sustainability management issues facing the company (their causes and interactions at a system level). Considering the scope of the t-shirt industry, one of the largest industries in the world, sustainability is not only an important concept, but companies have the opportunity to make a huge difference environmentally, economically and socially. Sustainability is frequently illustrated through the idea of reduce, reuse and recycle , encouraging individuals and businesses to reduce their consumption of resources, such as water, land and oil; reusing products, such as a refillable water bottle; and recycling materials, such as paper, glass and aluminum. The t-shirt industry has many reasons to place an emphasis on sustainability, including reduced costs, protection of the environment and sustained goodwill from its customers for eco-friendly practices. We would try to take a look at a few of the current issues impacting sustainability in the t-shirt industry. Environmental challenges in the t-shirt sector The rationale behind the paper is the increasing importance of sustainable issues within the t-shirt sector. The t-shirt industry is one of the biggest GHG emitters on Earth owing to its huge size and scope. Due to the phasing out of international quota regimes in 2005 the trade of t-shirts is freer than for many years and this has increases the sector’s environmental impact linked to
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