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What Is the Connection Between Our Clothes and Energy?

Usually when someone alludes to the energy problem on our planet, the first things that spring to mind are things like automobiles and electronics. But the textile industry uses a mind blowing amount of energy to produce and distribute clothing. From material sourcing to production and distribution, the amount of water and fossil fuel waste involved in making a single garment is simply astounding. It is an environmental concern, but luckily there are solutions both in practice and in development. Let’s take a look at the connection between our clothes and energy.

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