Why your $8 shirt is a huge problem

Daniel Penner, Amelia Bates, Eve Andrews | 2016 | 4 min.

2017 Official Selection

Wild & Scenic Film Festival School Program, 9-12


An impulse purchase of a cheap shirt is something that pretty much everyone has done at some point or another. And more often than not, that shirt just ends up going in the trash. While the life cycle of that garment is quick and easy on the consumer, its impact on the planet is anything but. Grist’s explainer video breaks down what you need to know.