The apparel and footwear industries account for a combined estimate of 8% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.
By 2030, it’s expected that fashion waste will increase to a 148-million-ton problem. Equivalent to annual waste of 17.5 kg per capita across the planet.
2,000 different chemicals, including formaldehyde, chlorine, lead, and mercury that are used in textile processing. Which only 16 of them are EPA-approved.
Tens of millions of people in slavery today of which nearly 1 in 3 is a child, and the vast majority women.
It's time for a change.