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WHEN FASHION BECOMES FAST, DISPOSABLE AND CHEAP. IT IS ABSOLUTELY DESTROYING THE PLANET 15 million tons of textile waste annually, of which 13 million tons were discarded (2013) probably worse now with brands releasing not only 4 seasons, but 12-15 seasons?! You can buy a hybrid car. You can use cloth bags at the grocery store. Hey you can even put solar panels on your roof. But if you’re buying fast fashion, you’re still destroying the planet.
FAST FASHION IS DROWNING THE WORLD!
…….First, there’s water consumption. 2 billion pairs of jeans are produced every year, and a typical pair takes 7,000 litres of water to produce. For a t-shirt, it takes 2,700 litres of water to make just one – that’s the amount of water an average person drinks over the course of 900 days!
Secondly, there’s the dyeing process of which 1.7 million tonnes of various chemicals are used; not to mention the hazardous chemicals like PFCs that leave a permanent impact on our environment.
And what about the clothing that doesn’t make it to market? An estimated 400 billion square meters of textiles are produced annually, of which 60 billion square meters are left on the cutting room floor. Each year over 80 billion pieces of clothing are produced worldwide, and after its short lifespan, three out of four garments will end up in landfills or be incinerated. Only a quarter will be recycled…..