Are you Aware of what you Wear?

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Here are some disturbing facts:

25% of the world’s insecticide is used in growing cotton.

10,000 litres of water are needed to grow the cotton for a single pair of jeans!

I would not describe myself at a tree hugger or a rabid Greenie but I do find these statistics disturbing. Insecticide kills bees and we know they are under threat and without bees we will have very serious problems in food production. Water? In my opinion water is the gold of the future. In fact it is already the gold of the present.

So what can I do? How can I translate my concern into action? Recycle my clothes. Those jeans that took 10,000 litres of water to be produced can go on to someone else through the local charity shop. Every spring  I go through my wardrobe and find out the things that I have not worn or know…

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