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[Living Green] [Fun Environmental Stories through Numbers] Do you need 78 pieces of clothing per year?

by Eco Generation | 11-09-2017 10:38 Comments 3 recommendations 0

Do you need 78 pieces of clothing per year? Are you part of a fast fashion group? Number of times shopping:1.5 times per week, number of clothes purchasing per year:78 pieces, shopping preferences:styles of clothes in the latest trends Output of textile waste by country. output of textile waste per person 3.1 million tons of CO2 are emitted when all of the thrown aware clothing is the world is incinerated! 22,000L of water are used to produce 1kg of cotton. Also, 25% of agricultural pesticides used worldwide are used for cotton production. A dye factory in Tiruppur India discharges 87.06 million L of wastewater every day. 30% of the villagers living in the surrounding areas are suffering due to an infectious disease that came from polluted water! Textile workers in Bangladesh are paid the minimum wage of 68 dollars per month. Currently, we are buying clothes far too cheaply! Alternatives of Fast Fashion, slow fashion vs fast fashion. What is slow fashion? It refers to For ethical fashion, when making clothes produce ethically and in a just way, lessen the use of energy and water, lessen chemical substances, minimize trash and reuse. For further learning, please read <Overdressed:The Shockingly hight cheap fasion>, <The true cost>, <50 reasons to buy fair trade>.


Sharmila Pandey

  • Sharmila Pandey says :
    Thank you eco generation for sharing this.
    Posted 24-10-2020 03:29

Sandhya Adhikari

  • Sandhya Adhikari says :
    Recycling is the best option to use it further

    Posted 13-01-2019 02:21

Ida Ayu Mas Amelia Kusumaningtyas

  • Ida Ayu Mas Amelia Kusumaningtyas says :
    Unused clothes can actually be given to people who are in need. We can also recycle the unused clothes into something else, such as bags.
    Posted 23-09-2017 22:34

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