Each year, around 150 million trees are cut down to make clothes. A lot of these trees come from ancient and endangered forests, which causes immense damage to irreplacable ecosystems. Our partners at Canopy are working hard to prevent the negative impacts of fashion on forests, while promoting alternative raw material sources such as re:newcell’s. A newly published video report by The Al Jazeera TV series earthrise highlights re:newcell’s and Canopy’s work to avoid deforestation by recycling the materials that have already been harvested.
The piece can be viewed here: Al Jazeera