Landfills are overflowing with our fashion waste. In the 1980’s, the average person bought 12 new items of clothing a year. The average person will now buy 68 garments annually, wearing each item a mere seven times before discarding it. Wasteful. You can make a difference by disposing of your used clothing in a responsible way.
“Fast fashion” refers to inexpensive, popular fashion that takes designs from the runway and quickly produces them cheaply for consumer consumption. As one of the dirtiest industries in the world, fashion is tied with oil at being the worst offender in increasing climate change. Over the past year, “Slow fashion” has generated 90 million social impressions suggesting the beginning of a shift in shopping behaviors.