Mend With Me
Join us on Saturday, March 16th from 10:00-12:00p at the Deep Cove Cultural Centre (in the same space as the Seymour Art Gallery). I’m covering the rental fee, you BYOTea. We’ll have a sewing machine, ironing board, patching materials, thread, needles, etc. on hand.
North Americans send 9.5 million tonnes of waste to landfill each year
Because it’s fun (and because we need to start acting like we give a shit).
It takes 2,650 litres of water to make one t-shirt (and 2.1 billion people do not have access to clean water. To drink.)
The World Bank estimates that up to 20% of all global industrial water pollution is from textile dyeing
Over 100 BILLION garments are produced annually. Many will be worn a few times and thrown “away”. (Fast fashion, you suck.)