Watch this: Hubbub – How to choose better quality, sustainable fabrics

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There's a lot of think about when choosing an outfit, even more so when you consider the sustainability implications of what you buy. The actual fabric has a lot to do with a garment's eco-credentials, but which are the best materials for the planet?

The ever-reliable Hubbub breaks it down in this vlog, detailing the fabric types you'll typically find in high-street fashion and the sustainability of them. Considering 300,000 tonnes of clothes head to landfill every year in the UK, it's worth knowing how your clothes are likely to fare through their lives; we also get a sneaky peek into a textiles recycling centre.

It's far more interesting than it sounds and will really make you check the label on clothes in shops – just like your mum.

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