Want to help the planet? We got ya! We’ve got all the details from industry leader Fashion Takes Action on How To Throw A Clothing Swap AND Save The Planet.
This video tells you how to throw a clothing swap and reduce the volume of waste you send to landfill and with the following statistics, seems we all need to!
- North American’s send 9.5 million tonnes of clothing to landfill every year. 95% of which could be REUSED or RECYCLED.
- One trillion kilowatt-hours of energy are used every year by the global textile industry. That equals 10% of the global carbon total.
The average person throws away 37 kilograms of textiles yearly. The production of new garments uses 1/3 of the world’s freshwater resources. 2,650 liters is how much water it takes to make one t-shirt.
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