Each Journey Scarf keeps 4 plastic bottles out of landfills.
HOW DO THEY DO THAT???
Plastic waste is diverted from landfills and sorted by color.
The plastic is cleaned and processed for recycling.
The plastic chips are spun into polyester yarn.
- Americans throw 2 million plastic bottles into the trash every 10 minutes
- Making those bottles uses 47 million barrels of oil, releasing 1 billion pounds of CO2 into the atmosphere.
- 1 million recycled plastic bottles eliminates 180 metric tons of CO2
- 10% of all US oil – 2 million barrels – is used to make plastics