How to Make a Stand Against Fast Fashion With Preworn

If the effects of fast fashion trouble you and you’d like to do more in the fight against climate change, consider making a stand against it by buying your fashion from Preworn.

Preworn’s mission is to help clean up the fashion industry, by making sustainable fashion available to everyone. When you buy second-hand and ignore cheaply-produced fast fashion, you’re immediately reducing your carbon footprint. And in the current economic climate, it makes sense to look for good value, low cost clothes for the whole family.

All clothing sold by Preworn goes through rigorous testing for quality and condition, with over 4000 new items being listed for sale every day. That’s an incredible amount of clothing which would otherwise be heading for landfill. There’s a great filtered search function and it’s really easy to navigate your way around the site. Plus they cater for all sizes for adults and children. And if your preference is for a designer label, they’ve got you covered there, too!

Click the banner below to join Preworn and grab a great introductory offer today. (You’ll also build loyalty points on your purchases – more info when you register for an account.)

More Information on Fast Fashion from the Preworn Website

  • 20,000 litres of fresh water is used to make a cotton t-shirt and a pair of jeans. This is enough water for one person to live on for 27 years!
  • 85% of plastic in the ocean is due to micro-fibres from synthetic clothing.
  • In 2017, 83% of all tap water samples around the world contained microfibres from clothing.
  • Each year, 2.77 trillion litres of fresh water is contaminated by the fabric dying industry.
  • The fashion industry is responsible for over 10% of the worlds entire carbon footprint and this is due to exceed 25% by 2050.
  • 1.3 billion tonnes of carbon emissions are produced every year in manufacturing new clothing.
  • Nitrous Oxide emitted from cheap synthetic material are 300 times more damaging than CO2.
  • Almost 70 million barrels of oil are used each year to make polyester.
  • Over 70 million trees are logged each year to make fibres such as rayon, viscose, modal and lyocell.
  • Over 90% of cotton grown is genetically modified and its production is responsible for 25% of total insecticide use and 18% of pesticide use.
  • Cotton farmers are forced into unsustainable and dangerous practices by the fast-fashion industry leading to ill health and debt.
  • 40% of all of the new clothing that is purchased in the United Kingdom is rarely or never worn.
  • Approximately 12 million tonnes of clothing ends up in landfill globally each year!
  • Global landfill waste would bury a football pitch 6 feet deep in clothing every single hour.
  • A polyester jumper takes up to 200 years to break down and a pair of shoes up to 1,000 years.
  • 85% of clothing that ends up in landfill could be reworn or reloved.
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