The average clothing item today is worn anywhere from seven to ten times before it’s discarded on donated. Why is this number so low, and what happens once the garment leaves a person’s closet? Maxine Bedat, a prominent voice in sustainable fashion, joins us this week to shed some light on the clothing crisis and how its impacting workers and the environment.
- Maxine Bedat, founder, nonprofit, New Standard Institute, author, Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment.
Links for more information:
- Amazon: Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment
- New Standard Institute
- The Wall Street Journal: The Hidden Cost of Cheap Fashion Could Catch Up to Investors
- Cause Artist: These 6 Ethical Fashion and Lifestyle Brands Are the Future of Style and Luxury