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12.7M

Amer­i­can's throw away 12.7 mil­lion tons of tex­tiles ev­ery year, or 68 pounds of tex­tiles per per­son

80B

There are 80 bil­lion pieces of cloth­ing pur­chased world­wide each year, up 400% from two decades ago

254M TONS

The United States' waste gen­er­a­tion is the high­est it has been since the EPA started track­ing in 1960, with 254 mil­lion tons in 2013

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