Back in 2019, the United Nations found that the fashion industry was responsible for 8-10% of the worlds carbon emissions.To put it in context, that’s more than all international flights & maritime shipping combined.
To make a single pair of jeans requires 7,500 liters of water.
The fashion industry generates around 20% of the worlds wastewater & releases half a million tons of synthetic microfibers into the ocean annually.
The world’s driest desert has become a dumping ground for global fast fashion & its mountains of discarded clothes are growing even bigger.
The photos above show mass piles of clothing in Chile’s Atacama desert, which is increasingly suffering from pollution created by the fashion industry. (Source: Vice World News)
If we are to continue living on this planet, we have no choice but to face these upsetting truths and do something about it NOW. Do you feel helpless, overwhelmed and sad learning about the effects of fast fashion?
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