The Dark Secret of the Denim Industry

This blog post is all about the denim industry and the pollution that it can cause.


From cotton to your wardrobe, denim is a very popular fabric and is used widely across the clothing industry although, if produced unsustainably can have a huge impact on the environment. The wool is coloured with dye but have you ever wonders what happens to the left over dye? Well I have and I spoke to someone who saw it first hand, my dad!


Q: "What happens to the leftover dye in the denim making process?"


A: "Well, I saw different shades of blue down the roads near a denim factory, in too many cases the left over dye is thrown out onto the streets."

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