Known to be resource-heavy and highly pollutive, denim requires massive amounts of water – we are talking 1,800 gallons for a single pair – energy, and chemical-intensive processes to make. And let’s not go into details about what’s needed to harvest all that cotton.
While it’s best to shop vintage or pre-loved given the negative environmental impacts of the denim industry, we know it would be challenging to quit buying brand new jeans altogether. Ahead, eco-minded labels that will make you feel better about that purchase.
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