Sustainable Fashion in a Circular Economy

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This chapter provides an overview of the circular economy in general and specifically linking circular economy to fashion. While the phenomenon, fashion in a circular economy, is new and emerging, this chapter is an initiative to open some of its many layers, while not providing exact scientific knowledge as such. More so, it tries to show the complexity of this term while also providing some opportunities to change our linear way of thinking towards circularity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable Fashion in a Circular Economy
EditorsKirsi Niinimäki
PublisherAalto ARTS Books
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-60-0090-9
ISBN (Print)978-952-60-0089-3
Publication statusPublished - 26 Oct 2018
MoE publication typeA3 Book section, Chapters in research books


  • Sustainable fashion
  • circular economy
  • circularity
  • closed-loop
  • systems thinking


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