Avoiding Fast Fashion Cheap Clothing
Fast fashion industry offers low prices on clothing, but it comes at a hidden cost. Thanks to a rise in the human population and the increasing popularity of fashion-related social media content, people often think they need more clothes than they really do.
Consumptionism is all about getting people to treat the things they use as the tings they use up.
This ragged cliff, some 20 metres high, is formed not of earth or stone, but of landfill. Most of it — an estimated 60 per cent — is unwanted clothing.
For the past few decades, the resale of Western cast-offs has boomed here. They are so cheap, local textile makers can't compete. Foreign Correspondent: Andrew Greaves
We hope to encourage buying sustainable clothing and reducing fashion carbon footprint. Buying fewer clothes and higher quality is one of the best ways to help the environment.