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Pop Up Stop Draws Attention to Textile Waste

May 9, 2023 | Published by Julie Buchanan

Hairbands, sheer fabrics and chunky sandals are on trend for summer 2023. Yes, 90s styles continue to make their comeback. But before you hit play on your celebratory mix CD, consider this: many actual garments from the 90s are still with us. If they’re not in our closets, they’re likely sitting in landfills because they were made with synthetic, plastic-based fibers. It’s estimated that fabrics such as polyester, nylon and... Read More