Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment by Maxine Bédat traces the life cycle of an average pair of jeans ‘from farm to landfill’. Photo: Shutterstock  Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment by Maxine Bédat traces the life cycle of an average pair of jeans ‘from farm to landfill’. Photo: Shutterstock
Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment by Maxine Bédat traces the life cycle of an average pair of jeans ‘from farm to landfill’. Photo: Shutterstock

Poverty, pollution and profligacy – a fast-fashion horror story that will make you think twice about buying clothes

  • Author Maxine Bédat traces the life cycle of an average pair of jeans ‘from farm to landfill’ and what she discovers makes for shocking reading
  • Pollution spewing from Chinese denim factories, women in poor countries sewing like machines, your conscience-easing thrift shop donations – all is dissected

Topic |   Business of climate change
Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment by Maxine Bédat traces the life cycle of an average pair of jeans ‘from farm to landfill’. Photo: Shutterstock  Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment by Maxine Bédat traces the life cycle of an average pair of jeans ‘from farm to landfill’. Photo: Shutterstock
Unraveled: The Life and Death of a Garment by Maxine Bédat traces the life cycle of an average pair of jeans ‘from farm to landfill’. Photo: Shutterstock
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