Not so fashionable secrets of the textile industry...the clothes we buy have environmental consequen


1️⃣ Not everyone is aware that 2,700 liters of water are needed to produce a single cotton t-shirt and 1,800 gallons of water are used to produce a single pair of jeans .


2️⃣ Dyeing both cotton and synthetic fabric uses 1.3 trillion gallons of water each year.


3️⃣ In addition dyeing processes usually involve more than 1600 different chemicals, making the textile industry is the #1 industrial polluter of fresh water on the planet 🥺

But we can help reduce the impacts of these processes!🌿 Quite simply - reduce demand for fast fashion by avoiding shopping at large, mass production retailers and try buying second hand! Check out vintage stores, charity shops, depop etc. There are so many options and you usually find better quality products for much less money. Happy earth & happy bank account 😁




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