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Wastewater: fashion's grotesk sustainability problem

The water volume consumed by the fashion industry in 2017 was nearly 79 billion cubic meters, enough to fill 32 million Olympic-size swimming pools. Nearly 20 percent of global waste water is produced by the fashion industry. That figure is easily comprehensible when it is broken down into the production per garment, where 5,000 gallons of water...

5 May 2020