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How your t-shirt can make a difference
February 4, 2013, 12:47 pm
Filed under: Green, Videos

The World Wildlife Fund and National Geographic teamed-up to bring us this little tid-bit on the impact of a cotton shirt from growing, manufacturing, transporting, and finally how we care for that single item of clothing.

One load of washing uses 40 gallons of water, but a single load in the dryer uses five times as much energy. Skip the drying and ironing and one-third of that shirts carbon footprint is saved. Drying racks, and thrift shopping can add-up to lots of resources saved.

And check out this short TedTalks with designer Jessi Arrington on Wearing Nothing New.

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