Fast Fashion: The Fast Facts

  • Clothing production is the third biggest manufacturing industry after the automotive and technology industries. Textile production contributes more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined.

  • 1 in 6 people work in the worldwide garment industry. 80% of them are women. 2% of them earn a living wage.

  • 3 out of 4 garments will end up in landfills or be incinerated.

  • It takes 80 years for clothing to break down in landfill.

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