Where the Unsold Thrift Clothes Are & Why You Should Not Think of Donation as an Excuse to Fill Your Closet With NewPosted by Bec Cristillo on
Those textiles are made from acrylic, polyester, and nylon. All forms of plastic.
With that in mind what is the difference between a t-shirt and a water bottle when neither are going to decompose?
So why haven’t companies just stopped making plastic, problem solved? Convenience and cost. Plastic is easy to make and costs the least to do so. In addition, plastic production companies want you to believe there’s a sustainable solution so your moral compass is okay with continuing to buy plastic and they continue to run as a business.