Have you ever bought an item and got excited about the idea of it, and then in reality you never wore it and still has it’s tag on? And did you know that every 10 minutes, 6 tonnes of clothing ends up in Aussie landfill? 🤯
The fashion industry itself globally is the 2nd highest polluter after the oil and gas industry and contributes 1.2 billion tonnes of carbon toward greenhouse gas emissions every year. This amount of pollution is larger than international flights & shipping combined.😳
Unfortunately, it seems that environmental changes in fashion are only happening slowly, and at the end of the day that has a lot to do with the consumer.. aka.. ‘us’. What we choose to spend our money on and where we choose to spend it can either contribute to more waste OR to helping the environment.
The best way to be sustainable for the environment is to be mindful of sustainability when you are shopping. By stopping spending on wasteful purchases (that don’t get worn) you ultimately take action to avoid having a negative impact on the environment.. all without hurting your wallet.
So here are my top 13 wardrobe sustainability tips to help save the environment & your wallet-