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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

People are buying more secondhand clothing than ever before and the trend will continue to grow.  Research has predicted  that over the next 10 years the secondhand clothing industry will more than triple in value. It is expected to grow from $28 billion in 2019 to $80 billion by 2029.

Driving Industry Trends & Fast Fashion

Catwalks, influencers, social networking are all driving the buyer at any cost just to be trendy. Usually items are cheaply duplicated from the look of high end designers. The are made in sweat shops in masses, producing a low quality product that usually lasts one wear to make it low cost for the consumer.

Fast fashion accounts for 10% of all carbon emissions in the world and is the second largest industry when it comes to pollution behind the oil industry. … Fast fashion is a major factor in the destruction and pollution of the environment. Thus, pollution is just one of the negative effects of fast fashion