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The Life of a T-Shirt [Infographic]

The Life of a T-Shirt [Infographic] | green infographics | Scoop.it
The textiles industry is one of the biggest contributors to landfill waste in both the UK and the US.

The fast fashion model that has developed within our consumerist society is promoting negative consumer behaviour across the globe. Throwaway fashion has become the norm, with customers spending minimal amounts of money on a garment that has an unbelievably short life span, meaning it will no doubt end up in the bin.

This infographic, designed by myself for Urban Times in collaboration with TextĂžure, provides an insight into the statistics behind the life of a t-shirt (bare in mind that it does not include the entire apparel industry), revealing some shocking facts about the water and energy consumption during the production of a simple t-shirt. It also provides some simple yet effective ways in which everyone can help.

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Infographic: What's the Environmental Impact of a T-shirt? | Ecouterre

Infographic: What's the Environmental Impact of a T-shirt? | Ecouterre | green infographics | Scoop.it
Textile-recycling firm USAgain has drawn up an infographic that outlines the environmental impact of a single T-shirt.

USAgain is celebrating World Environment Day by getting back to basics—and we do mean basics. The textile-recycling firm has drawn up an infographic that outlines the environmental impact of the most common item of clothing: the T-shirt...

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