SWAP SOCIETY MAKES IT EASY AND AFFORDABLE TO MIX UP YOUR WARDROBE SUSTAINABLY.
Let go of the clothes that don't fit or aren't your current style and swap them for clothes you want to wear now.
The average American sends 70 pounds of clothes to landfills every year. That’s 21 billion pounds of post consumer textile waste per year!1
Total greenhouse gas emissions from textiles production, at 1.2 billion tonnes annually, are more than those of all international flights and maritime shipping combined.2
Less than 20% of what gets donated to charities gets resold.3
The majority of people who make clothes for the global market live in poverty, and are subject to exploitation, working in unsafe and dirty conditions with very little pay.4
36 million people are living in modern slavery today, many of who are working in the supply chains of Western brands.5
80% of garment workers are women.6
SAVE MONEY (AND THE EARTH). #SWAPBEFOREYOUSHOP
1 Council for Textile Recycling The Facts About Textile Waste
2 Ellen MacArthur Foundation A New Textiles Economy: Redesigning Fashion's Future
3 Nylon What Really Happens When You Donate Your Clothes—And Why It’s Bad, Blame fast fashion
4 Fashion Revolution
5 Fashion Revolution White Paper
6 Labour Behind the Label The Women Who Make Your Clothes