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The textile industry must and can be made more sustainable

🌍 The fashion industry revolutionized our wardrobes, but at what cost? A century ago, most people owned just a few pieces of clothing, but now, fast fashion has led to an extensive wardrobe. Yet, there's a hidden price tag: environmental degradation. 🌊 Did you know that the textile industry contributes to 20% of the world's water pollution, largely due to dyeing processes that produce up to 200 tons of polluted wastewater for every ton of textiles? And let's not forget the energy-intensive nature of these processes, which often rely on fossil fuels. 🍃 But there's hope! Sustainable practices can make a huge difference. From replacing toxic chemicals with enzymes to using natural dyes and innovative techniques, we can turn the tide on this environmental challenge. Read more about how we can make textile dyeing more sustainable and reduce its impact on our planet:

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  • mercy nduta

    32 w

    Incredible idea.

    • johnte ndeto

      32 w

      Nice piece there

      • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

        32 w

        The textile industry's environmental toll is undeniable, with 20% of global water pollution and energy-intensive processes. However, the shift towards sustainability in textile dyeing is a beacon of hope. Embracing cleaner practices, natural dyes, and innovative techniques can help us mitigate its impact on the environment. Let's make conscious choices to protect our planet. #SustainableFashion 🌿

        • Lucinda Ramsay

          32 w

          People need to stop buying so much stuff. No one needs so much. Half the clothes bought are never worn more than once.

          • Jane Wangui

            28 w

            @lucinda_ramsay I agree.Too much is waste.

          • Princess

            32 w

            By adopting sustainable practices such as using eco-friendly materials, reducing water and energy consumption, minimizing waste, and improving supply chain transparency, the industry can reduce its ecological footprint.

            • DIPANJANA MAULIK

              32 w

              Reuse and recycling are ways out.

              • Rotich Kim

                32 w

                The idea is good and there is need more for more support by the government and relevant stack holders

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