Every second, the equivalent of one garbage truck of textiles is dumped in a landfill or burned. Many of those clothes are impulse buys and some hardly worn.
The clothing sector produces between 2 and 8 per cent of global carbon emissions. While textile dyeing is a major polluter of water. Fast fashion where clothes move from idea to design to the mass market as quickly as possible plays a huge role in this. An average person buys 60% more clothing than 15 years ago, while each item is kept for only half as long.
Companies lure customers to purchase more with additional huge discounts, but we must think again before we make those purchase. Let us have a look at our wardrobe once more before pushing that SHOP NOW button.
Read this UNEP article more about Fast Fashion and Why we should rethink on our next fashion purchase
You can also watch this DW Documentary on Fast Fashion
Also you can purchased various Upcycled Products from Grewind which are made with old / reused / discarded clothes.