What does “carbon neutral” mean?
What is landfill? Landfill is the oldest form of waste disposable and comprised of essentially everything we throw away in our lifetime. Australia creates over 76 million tonnes of waste that goes into landfill each year and is made up of masonry materials (22 million tonnes), metals (6.6 million tonnes), organics (15.3 million tonnes), paper (5.9 million tonnes), plastics (2.5 million tonnes), glass (1.2 million tonnes), textiles (0.8 million tonnes), hazardous waste (8 million tonnes) and ash from coal-fired power stations (12.5 million tonnes).
Did you know that most takeaway coffee cups cannot be recycled and are not biodegradable?
These fashion moments are not only chic and stunning, but sustainable and eco-friendly too. According to Vogue, there has been a rise in repeat wearing, cruelty-free and eco-friendly fashion. The fashion magazine calls this a “game changer” and says that bringing sustainability into high end fashion evokes a new meaning and sense of creativity in the consciousness of these pieces.
What does an elephant and school uniforms have in common? Answer: the equivalent weight of one elephant worth of school uniforms is added to landfill in Australia every month.