The fast-paced world of fashion is considered one of the most polluting industries.

Simultaneously, workers, often in developing nations, contend with low wages and hazardous conditions.

  • 2nd most water-intensive industry globally, contributing to water pollution and accounting for 20% of global wastewater.
  • 8% of global carbon emissions today, and as much as 26% by 2050 if current frenetic consumption trends continue.
  • x2 The volume of clothing entering the market has doubled in the last 15 years, while in the meantime clothing usage has dropped by 36%.

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