Why is SLOW-FASHION need of the hour?
With so many issues already going on these days- Climate change, plastic pollution, deforestation, loss of coral reefs & biodiversity, water scarcity, just to name a few – the fashion industry is not necessarily top of mind for most people as either a problem or solution. Unfortunately, we have got some bad news for you – the clothing industry is dirty and a significant contributor to environmental & human damage. Good news is that sustainable fashion addresses many of these issues in ways you may not expect.
WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE FASHION?
Sustainable fashion is a movement and process of fostering change to fashion products and the fashion system towards greater ecological integrity and social justice. Sustainable fashion concerns more than just addressing fashion textiles or products. It comprises addressing the whole system of fashion.
In simple words,
Sustainable or slow fashion encourages the use of locally produced, biodegradable fabrics which have little to no adverse effects on the environment. So these fabrics can eventually return to the ecosystem, once you are done wearing them. If the textile goes back to the earth and does not end up in landfills, it will create lesser wastage.