Love Your Clothes aims to reduce the environmental impact of clothing by raising awareness of the value of clothes and encouraging people to think about the way they buy, use and dispose of their clothing.
Love Your Clothes was developed by WRAP to support the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP). Leading clothing retailers, charities and textile collectors/recyclers have signed up to the SCAP 2020 Commitment and pledged to reduce the environmental footprint of clothing across its lifecycle.
Did you know?
- Every year an estimated £140 million worth (around 350,000 tonnes) of used clothing needlessly goes to landfill in the UK
- Extending the active life of clothes by nine months could save around £5 billion a year and reduce the carbon, water and waste footprints by around 20-30% each
- 30% of the clothes in our wardrobes hasn’t been worn for at least a year
- The average UK household spends £1,700 a year on purchasing clothes.
Visit www.loveyourclothes.org.uk and join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for tips, guides, video tutorials and inspiration to fix, upcycle and care for clothes and give them a little more love.