Science might yet prevail

Earlier this year, a satellite photo of a mountain of discarded clothes in Chile’s Atacama Desert went viral:

Clearly visible from space, it once again raised questions about the amount of waste the fashion industry is creating, and what we can do about it.

I’ve written a lot about fashion’s evil influence on trashing our planet. It’s fairly insane.

there is hope:

“Instead of dyes you could use the structure of the fibre itself, the same for water repellency, rather than coating it, or to make wrinkle-free fabrics.”

While the term “fast fashion” was originally coined to refer to the short length of time clothes took to go from the design stage to shop, it has come to mean endless consumption of cheap clothes.


The full (fascinating) article:

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