Saturday, June 30, 2018

Fashion industry struggling to manage waste

 When clothing became “fashion” designers harnessed our human need to fit in to generate huge profits. If your perfectly good dress or suit and tie from last year has become passé, you’re almost required to buy a new one just to maintain your social status. Great for the designers and clothing manufacturers, but a disaster for the planet.

This article chronicles some of the efforts the fashion industry is undertaking, but ultimately they can’t keep up with the fast-fashion culture they created. It’s up to us to change our behavior.

Even the clothes you donate probably end up in a landfill - Popular Science

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