"Does your jeans fall apart time and time again? What can you do with torn jeans that have broken thighs or knees? Or was your jeans smeared locally from paint, for example?" Intact unused or small clothing is already widely received in Finland, but some broken or stained clothes are still recycled and reused relatively little.
The production of jeans in low-cost countries is one of the biggest uses of cotton cultivation. The cotton field requires a lot of water and care in the form of various pesticides and chemicals, making it one of the most water consuming and most polluting industries on earth. Unfortunately, however, the story does not end there.
The journey of jeans from cotton to the finished product involves many stages, most of which are harmful to the environment. The most harmful is the process of bleaching jeans, which requires a large amount of water and is at the same time dangerous for people who are in contact with the chemicals needed for bleaching. Read on, Did you know these facts about jeans and how to make jeans. Do you know in which country your jeans are made? In low-cost production, there is talk of an irresponsible clothing industry.