It takes an average of 7,000 litres of water to produce one pair of jeans.
That's about the amount of water you drink over the course of 5-6 years .
Extending the life of clothing by a further 9 months
would reduce carbon, waste and water footprints by 20-30% each.
Fashion is the third highest polluting industry in the world.
3/5th of all clothing items will end up in an incinerator or landfill within a year of being produced.
The clothing brand Patagonia was the first to make polyester fleece out of plastic bottles.
About 2,000 different chemicals are used in textile processing,
yet only 16 are approved by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Sixty percent of millennials say they want to shop more “sustainably.”
If you're interested in finding out more about the fashion industry's goals when it comes to climate change, check out the United Nations' Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, which can be found here.
 The Robin Mag