22 Worldwide Statistics About Clothing & Textile Waste

Global numbers for textile waste seem to be on the rise due to increases in clothing production and consumption, and the decreased usage of each article of clothing by consumers. Textile waste poses a big problem from an environmental and social perspective. Existing recycling technologies and programs fail to handle the immense amount of textile … Read more

28 Statistics About Clothing Donation & the Used / Second Hand Resale Market

Second-hand clothing is becoming more popular across the world, especially among the younger generations. Both online and traditional retail spaces for used clothing are growing in size as consumers seek more sustainable and affordable fashion. Although it’s seen as the default way to deal with unwanted clothes by most people, excessive amounts of donations can … Read more

Do People Still Repair Clothes? 35 Myth-Busting Statistics

Mending old clothes is a trending topic thanks to rising concern for the environment, but how many people actually do it? Why? What repairs can they do? And is there a willingness to learn this skill? I scoured through the latest research papers to find statistics to answer these questions. The data I found is … Read more