16 Jul '17, 6pm

12 Ways to Disrupt the Fast Fashion Industry By Repurposing Old Textiles

12 Ways to Disrupt the Fast Fashion Industry By Repurposing Old Textiles

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, textile waste occupies nearly 5% of all landfill space in the U.S; Americans generate an average of 25 billion pounds of textiles per year. Those textiles include clothing, accessories, towels, bedding, and other home textiles. That works out to roughly 82 pounds per person per year. Even more amazing is that only 15% of that get donated, recycled, or repurposed. The other 85% (or 70 pounds per person) makes its way into our already stressed landfills.

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/12-ways-disrupt-fast-fashion-industry...

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