What do you think of the 'Primark Effect'?

What do you think of the 'Primark Effect'?
Leading MPs have called on UK firms to fight the so called 'Primark Effect', and be more sustainable. What do you think about that - should throw away fashion be banned or do we have a right to cheap clothing and other items?
It's morally wrong to buy from firms who are not sustainable!
We're living in tough times and while I try to buy ethically I need to look for bargains.
I just buy what I like and don't think about it really.
None of the above please leave a comment

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