Our throwaway society, and its addiction to fast fashion, are responsible for devastating environmental destruction across the globe. One businesswoman is holding the banner for change and challenge in fashion by promoting culture and tradition.
Oxfam, global anti-poverty movement, is urging shoppers to buy clothes secondhand rather than brand new as its new research reveals emissions produced manufacturing jeans owned by UK adults is comparable to flying a plane around the globe 2,372 times or a petrol car travelling more than 21 billion miles.
Recently Love Island made the decision to dress contestants in second-hand clothes from eBay, and this is going to speak of a huge change in viewers’ shopping habits.
The festive season is over and the first month of the year is a time of mindfulness and recuperation. Still, many Brits are spending valuable time on the web looking for new outfits to only wear them once.
Our consumption of fast fashion clothing and throw away plastic products is taking its toll on the world and environment.
What is probably one of the most worrying problems in the world today? Without a doubt, it is the environment.
It’s no secret that we’re causing harm to our planet — and one of the biggest factors is overconsumption.
Recent reports state that 235 million pieces of clothing will be sent to landfill this year, representing 5.7% of all landfill waste.
Consumers are increasingly turning towards second-hand clothing, studies are revealing – with conscientious buyers set to make pre-loved items a bigger market than so-called ‘fast fashion’ by 2029.