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Mountain of Jeans


In 2018, Singaporeans accumulated a huge amount of textile waste: 219,800 tonnes, roughly equivalent to 277 million clothes.

The reasons?

1. Throwaway Culture

Among millennials, 4 in 10 throw unwanted clothes in the bin.

2. Overconsumption of clothes

7 in 10 Singaporeans buy new clothes at least once every 6 months.  

3. Apathetic attitude

7 in 10 Singaporeans do not make sure that their clothes are sustainably sourced.

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