Are you concerned about the environment? You should be. The overproduction of garments is having a devastating effect on the environment and the air you breathe. Garment overproduction contributes to climate change, water pollution, and land degradation.
Climate change is caused by greenhouse gases that are emitted from factories that produce clothing. The manufacture of synthetic fabrics releases harmful greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Moreover, one in every five garments reaches a landfill without being worn even once. These gases trap heat in the atmosphere and cause global temperatures to rise. This leads to more extreme weather conditions, such as floods and droughts.
Water pollution occurs when wastewater from garment factories is released into rivers and lakes without being treated properly first. This polluted water can kill fish and other aquatic creatures, as well as make it unsafe for people to swim or drink from these sources of water. Land degradation is also a result of garment factory.
The garment industry is responsible for massive amounts of pollution, and the resources used to produce clothing are unsustainable.
By choosing Fifth Degree, you choose apparel that’s created only as the order is placed, creating less fabric waste than conventional manufacturing.
We are in the process of transitioning all of our manufacturing to sustainable on-demand products so you and your children can enjoy the fresh air and the atmosphere we are so blessed to have. We are also rolling out a range of styles with eco-friendly options like organic cotton, recycled cotton, recycled polyester, recycled nylon, as well as organic and recycled fabric blends.