The affordable and trendy clothing in your closet that from fast fashion retailers that is hurting the environment.
Fast fashion’s effects on the environment
Fast fashion is one of the main contributors of waste, and about 8.9 million tons of clothing and footwear ended up in landfill in 2017, according to the EPA. Most clothing from these retailers goes unworn in people’s closets, but the amount to make, wash and to buy these clothing items damages the environment and takes away many natural resources. When considering to buy from fast fashion retailers consider will it go to good use and be worn well.