Most of the clothes we wear are essentially oil and gas. Fossil fuels remain at the heart of fast fashion and produce mountains of waste.
The story of fast fashion goes back to 2000 when cotton was replaced by polyester as the most commonly used fiber. Because of its quality of being cheap and adaptable, polyester is now being used in two-thirds of all textiles.
From 2000 to 2014, the production of the clothing industry dou....
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