Yes! On average we are now wearing a garment just 7 to 10 times before we toss it away.
The textile waste problem is getting bigger and bigger and at a faster rate 😞 🌍. In the USA alone there is 37kgs of textile waste generated per person per year and this sad trend can be seen world wide.
The impacts to the environment are enormous and the human race just cannot keep continuing in this way.
There are countless strategies of how you can reduce the textile waste that you and your family generate. These include wearing your clothes for longer, mending clothes, swapping clothes with friends and shopping in opportunity shops.
This information is courtesy of earthday.org where you will find loads more useful information and tips.
#reduce #reuse #recycle #bethechange