Why Choose Sustainable / Eco-friendly Apparel??

Alexis Antuna

Why We Do It  

  • Second to oil, the fashion industry is the most polluting industry in the world
  • Made from petrochemicals, polyester and nylon are not biodegradable making them unsustainable and harmful our environment 
  • non-organic fibers use 25% of the worlds insecticides/pesticides
  •  85% of garments discarded in the U.S alone, end up in landfills
  • Synthetic fibers account for 60% of world’s total fiber demand and are made from petrol, a non-renewable natural resource
  • In developing countries, an estimated 168 million children ages 5 to 14 are forced to work, often in apparel factories
  • A shirt that sells in the United States for $60 can cost less than 10 cents in labor made in factories with no regulations
  • Only 2% of apparel is made in the USA 

Need we say more?!