bad news

Fashion is the second-most polluting industry in the world.

The dark truth is every newly manufactured item any of us buys contributes to melting ice caps, horrific natural disasters, and a general “don’t give a fuck” mentality that landed us all in this precarious situation in the first place. The equivalent of one garbage truck of textiles is landfilled or incinerated every second.*

*Source: Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Make Fashion Circular

good news

If everyone bought ONE used item instead of a new item this year it would save**

**Source: Green Story Environmental Study

  • 5.7B lbs of CO2 emissions, equivalent to taking a 500,000 cars off the road 

  • 449M lbs of waste, equivalent to the weight of one million polar bears

  • 25B gallons of water, enough for 500 million showers

  • 11B kWh of energy, enough to light up the Eiffel Tower for 141 years