Fast Fashion is one of the biggest contributors to climate change on the planet. Come along to this evening curated by Hammersmith and Fulham Council's Recycling team - swap clothes and learn about how to make sustainable fashion choices!
What can you expect?
· Arrive for 7pm and exchange 1-5 items of unwanted but good quality clothing for tokens. Alternatively, bring along some clothes you need help mending
· After the talk, use your tokens to visit the swap shop, mend your broken clothes, enjoy some refreshments and chat with other attendees
· Take home and enjoy your new clothes!
This event is free and includes post-event refreshments but you must bring unwanted clothing to exchange in our swap shop.
Nearly 70 million barrels of oil are used each year to make the world’s polyester fiber, which is now the most commonly used fiber in our clothing. But it takes more than 200 years to decompose. – Forbes
Globally, we now consume about 80 billion new pieces of clothing every year—400% more than we were consuming just two decades ago – University of Queensland