Did you know that one plain cotton t-shirt requires 2700 litres of water, and a third of a pound of chemicals to produce? The fact that everyone’s favourite classic tee is created using chemicals that end up contaminating our water supply certainly gives us food for thought!
This is a subject that I am not looking to preach on. But I do want to educate those not in the know whilst informing those who want to learn more. It is no secret that the textile industry is the world’s second largest polluter of water. Today’s textile mills are responsible for dumping chemical-laden, used dye water into oceans and streams leading to unnecessary Eco destruction. Shouldn’t this shocking fact be the encouragement needed to adapt to new radical approaches when it comes to the making of fabrics for our clothes?
Full article here:http://fashnerd.com/2016/04/sustainable-fashion-dye/