We don’t usually think about what goes into making our clothes, or what happens to them after we donate them or throw them away. But the environmental impact of our fashion choices is enormous.
One garbage truck of textiles is wasted every second. 92 million tonnes of solid waste dumped into landfills each year can be attributed to the fashion industry. The textile industry is the world’s second largest consumer of water, and produces approximately ten per cent of all global emissions.
Check out Climate-KIC Australia’s Article on ACTA here.