Around 39 000 tonnes of clothing is dumped in the desert each year. With no legal way to dispose of it, the textiles are burned, releasing toxic fumes from the chemicals used to make the garments. (PHOTO: Getty Images/ Magazine Features)
Your favourite celeb pouts at you from your Instagram feed in an outfit to die for.
on you encounter an ad for a similar outfit at a fraction of the price and a
few clicks later it’s heading your way.
wear it a few times until it starts to look a bit shabby so you toss it away.
Whatever – it didn’t you cost much anyway.
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