More than 300,000 tonnes of used clothing goes to landfill in the UK every year
It takes about 10,000 litres of water to produce one kg of cotton fabric. Not to mention the 60 000 litres to dye cotton.
Textile dying is responsible for 20% of all water pollution worldwide
The clothing industry in the UK produces over 3 million tonnes of Co2 each year
By sending your clothes to traders in Africa, you have helped create a multibillion-dollar industry in countries that need it most. The Guardian. Click here for story.