Disposable Society

Disposable society

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"In parts of China and India, farmers are predicting the colour of the next fashion season by the colour of their rivers due to run-off from the textile industry. Pollution from the cloth dyeing industry in China's Zhejiang province  There are other disturbing statistics on the impact the fashion industry is having on the environment. In Australia alone, more than 500,000 tonnes of textiles and leather end up in landfill each year. Low-cost, low-quality garments mean we are buying and disposing of more clothing than ever." (ABC News)  The rise of fast fashion in Australia means 6000 kg of clothing...

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