One pair of jeans and a T-shirt require 5,000 gallons of water to manufacture, and nearly 20% of global wastewater is produced by the fashion industry. By halting the unnecessary purchasing of fast fashion, individuals can greatly reduce their global carbon footprint.
OPT FOR ECO-FRIENDLY CLOTHING
Say NO! to “Fast-Fashion”
“Fast-Fashion” clothing made at extremely low price points are often mass produced overseas with unethical practices, and have tremendous carbon footprints.
- Purchase vintage, repurposed, and/or used clothing.
- Research clothing brand to ensure they are using sustainable and eco-friendly practices.
Clothing and textiles are the second largest polluters in the world.