Planet

Our world is beautiful and we want to keep it that way. That’s why we are working hard to reduce our impact on the planet. Discover what we’re doing to lower our carbon footprint and help look after nature.
Planet - Primark Cares

We’re Working to Change Things, for Everyone

We all have a responsibility to do what we can to protect the world we live in. At Primark, we’re committed to changing the way we do business to reduce our impact on the planet and cut waste. We are constantly looking for new and more environmentally friendly ways of working – whether that’s with the farmers who grow the cotton that goes into Primark products, the factories that make products for sale, the trucks that bring them to our stores, or how we run our stores themselves. Since 2019 for example, we removed 503 million items of single use plastic from our business.

Right now, one third of the cotton in our clothes is recycled, organic or from our Sustainable Cotton Programme. We have now trained almost 150,000 farmers in more sustainable farming practices under this Programme and we will now commit to expanding the programme by another 125,000 farmers by 2030, bringing the total number of farmers in the programme to 275,000.

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Waste Savings & Recycling - Primark Cares

Recycling and Reducing Waste

We’re committed to reducing fashion waste across all areas of our business. From the raw materials we source, to the cardboard boxes we transport our goods in and the unsold clothes in our stores, we’re stepping up and doing more to manage our waste and working to recycle as much as possible.

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Restore Biodiversity / Regenerative Cotton - Primark Cares

Positively Promoting Biodiversity

Biodiversity is vital to our planet. As part of our ongoing sustainability journey, we’re striving to not only reduce the negative impact of the garment industry on the natural world, but to reach a place where we’re positively restoring it.

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DID YOU KNOW?

We’ll be one of the first international fashion retailers to adopt more regenerative practices at scale in cotton farming by 2030. We’ll do this to try encourage and improve biodiversity, reduce the impact of climate change and secure more sustainable livelihoods for farmers.