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The Carbon Footprint of Clothing

Transport Raw 30% Sources Example: Hemp Processing 40% Finishing 25% 5% The Carbon Footprint of Clothing Impact 2 oz of CO2 emissions for every 1 oz of material CO Lower is better! Overall environmental Score out of 50 possible. Higher is good! (sustainable apparel coalifion) 50 BLUEdot register 18.3 Bamboo 12.: 20Cotton 0OC Conventional Cotton 0000 co. Organic 22.5 Hemp Conventional 34.1 17.2 3Jute Conventional 50. Co 20.0 "Leather Cornfed Co CO Co 61. 22.6 Linen Co CO Conventional 7. 302 Lyocell Co 4.4 Nylon 00000000 16.4 15.9 Edet register Learn more about your footprint and what you can do to reduce it! www.BLUEdotRegister.org 23.3 Polyester o000 11.8 28.7 "Polyester Recycled 9. N/A Leather Vegan- PVC Co CO2 CO2 co Co 15.8 29.7 Silk Co co. CO co. co, Co. Co co. Co. 25.5 13 Spandex Co Co 14.0 co 18.8 Wool CO2 Co CO co CO Co. Co Co co co Co 56.2 Wool Jacket 20 oz Cotton Shirt 8 oz Leather Belt 4 oz A typical outfit has a Carbon footprint of over 210 pounds. That is equal to Cotton Jeans 22 oz 1,826 Cubic Feet Wool/Poly Socks 2 oz of greenhouse gas introduced into the atmosphere - as big in relationship to you as this cube is to the mannequin Leather Shoes 28 oz 5Ibs 4 oz 210ibs 10 oz Total Weight Carbon Emissions Your Outfit Your Footprint 00

The Carbon Footprint of Clothing

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The carbon footprint of our clothes is larger than you think! What we wear has an embodied footprint from the energy that went into creating its raw materials, assembly, manufacture, final finishing,a...

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