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