I already know how I’m going to die: I will be smothered by an unbalanced pile of vintage clothing and discovered by one of my cats weeks later. Turns out that thanks to the West’s appetite for fast fashion, however, this scenario (minus the cats) is a real possibility for some women in India.
If Americans alone discard over 11 million tons of textiles each year, what amount of waste has 35 years of fast fashion produced worldwide? And what happens to it?
Watch this fascinating short video to find out. (I apologize but cannot embed the video into this post; please click the link or the photo below to view. Trust me, it's worth it...especially at 7:20!)