Why You Should Buy Second-Hand Denim

Second hand denim is cooler, cuter and SAFER for the environment your little one is growing into!

Did you know the CO2 emissions from the production of denim is comparable to flying a plane around the globe 2372 times! Second hand denim is cooler, cuter and SAFER for the environment your little one is growing into!

 

1. WATER CONSUMPTION

1800 gallons of water is used to produce just one pair of denim jeans.

 

2. CARBON EMISSIONS

The CO2 emissions for one pair of jeans is equivilant to driving 70 miles in a car.

 

3. CHEMICAL USE

The chemicals used for dyeing denim are toxic and contaminate waterways, killing local ecosystems.

 

4. WASTE GENERATION

20% of fabric is wasted during production, ending up in landfills or being incinerated.

 

5. ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Spinning, weaving and finishing denim products contributes to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

 

REFERENCES: 
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/blue-jeans-indigo-indican-enzyme
https://www.makefashionbetter.com/blog/the-environmental-impact-of-the-denim-industry

 

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