Roughly USD 500 billion of barely worn clothing is discarded

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United States
Roughly USD 500 billion of barely worn clothing is discarded
Summary: 
Every second, the equivalent of a truckload of fabric is thrown into a landfill or burned, leaching chemicals (such as dye) or non-biodegradable synthetic fabrics (such as polyester) into the ground. Every year, roughly USD 500 billion

Every second, the equivalent of a truckload of fabric is thrown into a landfill or burned, leaching chemicals (such as dye) or non-biodegradable synthetic fabrics (such as polyester) into the ground. Every year, roughly USD 500 billion of barely worn clothing is discarded, even though manufacturing these items takes a tremendous toll on the environment – using coal and petroleum to create synthetic fibers and pesticides to grow natural ones, including cotton.

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Plastic, paper, cotton or polyester bags?

Related Keywords: bags, carbon footprint, cotton, ecosystems, environment, plastic, pollution, polyester, reusable, reusable bags, T-Shirts, water

United States
Plastic, paper, cotton or polyester bags?
Summary: 
The movement of the plastic bag ban has been gaining momentum in the last 10 years. Since 2007, more than 240 cities and countries have passed laws that have either banned or taxed these plastic hazards. New opinions have

The movement of the plastic bag ban has been gaining momentum in the last 10 years. Since 2007, more than 240 cities and countries have passed laws that have either banned or taxed these plastic hazards. New opinions have surfaced that maybe these bans are hurting the environment more than they are helping it.

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Dhuri: Making clothes out of Milk

Related Keywords: cotton, Dhuri, ecological dyes, environmental friendly, fabrics, natural fabrics, organic dyes, pollution, silk, sustainable fashion, textiles eco-friendly fabrics, traditional fabrics, zero wastage

India
Dhuri: Making clothes out of Milk
Summary: 
In a world where pollution caused by textiles is a major threat, a brand specialising in eco-friendly fabrics claims it can be a better option for the environment. Meet Madhurima Singh, founder of Dhuri, a sustainable fashion label that uses natural fabrics

In a world where pollution caused by textiles is a major threat, a brand specialising in eco-friendly fabrics claims it can be a better option for the environment.

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