Textile Waste: Yes, your individual actions make a difference
Hello there! Maybe you’re a Swapaholic fan or maybe you’re just doing some research about the environment. Maybe you’re just feeding yourself depressing information about the state of the world because the world seems like it’s falling apart and you let yourself spiral into the rabbit hole that is the Internet… I digress, but this is the perfect place for you!
If you’re interested in the topics of fast fashion and sustainability, I’m sure you have come across tons and tons of research reports about the textile waste that we generate nationally or globally. Like me, you probably feel really frustrated about the situation but don’t know how much of a difference you make as an individual consumer.
Well, let’s find out! I know you don’t want to do the math so I have done it for you:
These calculations haven’t even included the greenhouse gases emitted from transporting the clothes you buy from overseas. Imagine how much more you would have saved!
Hope you know you can 100% make a difference, start swapping with Swapaholic now!