Northern California garment producers work within 150 mile radius

Signal of change / Northern California garment producers work within 150 mile radius

By Madhumitha Ardhanari / 23 Jan 2018

The 150-Mile Wardrobe: A Solution for One of the World's Most Polluting Industries

Between pesticides, chemical dyes, and plastic, producing a typical sweater eats an enormous amount of natural and industrial resources. Apparel is one of the world's most polluting industries, and the US sends up to 75 percent of its cotton abroad -- only to ship it back as cheap T-shirts.



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