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What's the Environmental Impact of a T-shirt? | Ecouterre & Inhabitat

Tue June 5, 2012

Originally published June 5, 2012 on Ecouterre and Inhabitat

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USAgain is celebrating World Environment Day by getting back to basics-and we do mean basics. The textile-recycling firm has drawn up an infographic that outlines the environmental impact of the most common item of clothing: the T-shirt. Click below the fold for the full monty.

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Think that simple t-shirt you've got on is free from environmental impact? Think again. USAgain has drawn up an eye-opening infographic that illustrates the damage a single t-shirt has on the earth. From excessive water usage to heavy carbon emissions, things get pretty ugly when it comes to your Beefy-T. Find out more after the jump.

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