DID YOU KNOW

Did you know

The global fashion industry used some 21 trillion gallons of water in 2015 alone, according to a 2017 report by Global Fashion Agenda?

The apparel and footwear sectors combined accounted for 8 percent of global carbon emissions in 2016, says a report from Quantis?

However, datas and numbers have shown that just by buying secondhand and expanding the life span of a single garment reduces our carbon impact on Earth.

A 2017 study in the Journal of Cleaner Production conducted life-cycle assessments on a cotton T-shirt, a pair of jeans and a polyester dress. It found that quadrupling the average life span of these items resulted in a 75% savings in freshwater used for dyeing and other processes.

By giving new life to a preloved item, we'll all be doing our part for the environment.

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