infographics

This Graphic Sums Up How Complex the Fashion Supply Chain is

It’s easy to forget how much work goes into creating a piece of clothing. Even the most basic of T-shirts requires supply-chain calisthenics to get from “fiber to fabric,…

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New Initiative Seeks to Eliminate Forced Labor From Cotton Production

Photo by Lionel Abrial/Unsplash Think “forced labor” and the image of a bleary-eyed worker, hunched over a sewing machine in a crowded factory, stitching clothing for…

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We're Sending 26 Billion Pounds of Reusable Textiles to the Landfill Every Year

Photo by Celestine Ngulube/Unsplash “Fast fashion” is defined by three cardinal traits: it’s cheap, it’s trendy, and it’s expendable. It’s a tack…

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How California Could Have Saved 35 Billion Liters of Water, Per Levi's

Photo by Shutterstock Cue the sad trombone. Following revelations that the California reservoir storage is at its “second lowest on record” for this time of year, Levi Strauss,…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Fast Fashion is "Disposable But Damaging"

Need a quick primer on why “fast fashion” is such a terrible thing? Take a gander at Alexandria Heinz’s brilliant infographic, which lays bare a number of statistics…

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INFOGRAPHIC: What Does That $14 Shirt From Bangladesh Really Cost?

Photo by Shutterstock If there’s one positive thing to emerge from the deadly Bangladesh building collapse in April, it’s a growing global awareness of the less-than-humane…

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Much Textile Waste Does Halloween Create Each Year?

Photo by Shutterstock More than 170 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year by decking their yards, their bodies, and even their pets in spooky paraphernalia, according to…

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How Much Money Do Americans Spend on Back-to-School Fashion?

Photo by Shutterstock Is it just us or has back-to-school season become unnecessarily commercialized? American parents are spending an average of $246.10 on clothes and $129.20 on shoes…

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Infographic: What's the Environmental Impact of a T-shirt?

Photo by Shutterstock USAgain is celebrating World Environment Day by getting back to basics—and we do mean basics. The textile-recycling firm has drawn up an infographic that…

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INFOGRAPHIC: How Many Pounds of Textiles Do Americans Trash Every Year?

If making sense of the glut of statistics regarding textile recycling has you clutching your head like a stunned monkey, USAgain is here to help. The textile-recycling firm has…

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