Fast Fashion Calculator:

From tops to trousers, we’ve analyzed the environmental impact of the top five most popular pieces of clothing. Find out which item produces the biggest waste and learn tips on creating a greener wardrobe from our fashion influencers!

Wardrobe Waste

T-shirt

85% cotton, weight - 160g

T-shirt
0

Jumper

80% wool, weight – 265g

Jumper
0

Leather Jacket

03sq of leather, weight – 3.5kg

Leather Jacket
0

Jeans

80% denim, weight – 620g

Jeans
0

Shorts

80% denim, weight – 200g

Shorts
0

Your Waste Receipt

  • Oil Oil (Liters) 0
  • Water Water (Liters) 0
  • Co2 emission Co2 emission (Kg) 0
  • Wastewater Wastewater (Liters) 0
  • Clean water Clean water (Liters) 0
  • Waste Waste (grams) 0
  • Plastic pollution Plastic pollution (grams) 0
  • Electricity Electricity (Megajoule) 0

Our Expert Contributors

Danielle Ferrari
Danielle Ferrari Founder of Valhalla Resale, Inc.

Most women only wear about 20% of their closet.

Trisha Mishich
Trisha Mishich Founder of Your Favourite Dresses

If everybody in the US bought one piece of vintage clothing as opposed to a new piece, we would save roughly 6 million kilograms of carbon emissions on the planet!

Emily Waddell
Emily Waddell Founder of The Honest Consumer & Give a Damn Goods

Fashion Revolution reports that 150 billion items of clothing are delivered out of factories annually yet Americans alone throw away approximately 14 million tonnes of garments each year, that’s over 36 kg per person.

Keicia Shanta
Keicia Shanta Fashion Editor/Editorial Fashion Stylist/ Sustainable Fashion Expert

Fast fashion manufactures employ garment workers whom are women and underage children with earnings of $96 a month, making it all but impossible of making a living wage.