ISSUES / CHALLENGES
- Over 20 billion plastic and metal hangers used by the fashion and dry cleaning industry are thrown away each year
- Low grade materials used in hangers
- Purchase clothes displayed on shelves, as opposed to hanged clothes.
- Support shops that use environmentally friendly paper or bamboo hangers.
- Check if you can donate any excess hangers to local charity clothes shops.
- Reduce your dry cleaning requirements if possible.
- Ask your local dry cleaner to reuse the hangers. We are inspired by this eco dry cleaning company in America!
Increased Item Life
- Check out this video to see how hangers are made