Helping the environment is in the jeans

Agence France-Presse: International denim brand Levi's becomes the latest in a number of clothing companies helping consumers reduce their environmental footprint one outfit at a time. According to a 2006 report by Levi's, in environmental terms the manufacture of one pair of jeans is equivalent to running a garden hose for 106 minutes, powering an average computer for 556 hours or driving a car 125.5 km (78 miles). One of the most wasteful parts of this process is "finishing"; during manufacture a typical pair of......

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