Every week 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill. Throwaway fashion is putting increasing pressure on our planet and its people – it’s unsustainable.
Now there’s something you can do to help. Join Second Hand September and pledge to say no to new clothes for 30 days.
From growing the cotton to the dyeing process, it can take an estimated 20,000 litres of water to make just one pair of jeans and one T-shirt.
To put this into perspective, it would take more than 13 years to drink this amount!
Saving water is just one way you could be helping the planet and its people by pledging not to buy new clothes for 30 days.