One minute they’re tiny newborns, the next they’re chunky one-year-olds.
A not so cute side effect of a baby's growth spurts is the huge number of clothes they need, some only worn a couple of times. This adds to the considerable amount of clothes that are made and thrown away quickly afterwards each year.
The carbon impact? Around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions result from the production of clothes and shoes, which is more than sea shipping and international flights combined.
This is where second-hand kids’ clothing platforms come in. They make it easy to sell pre-loved kids’ clothes, in good condition, with smart technology, thus fighting the stigma that’s still attached to second-hand shopping.
Here’s a good example of such a business (we’re not affiliated). There’s bound to be others in your country. Search online for them or ask other parents for advice. You’ll have a fashionable little one and contribute to reducing the environmental impact of the textile industry!
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