one of a kind
Did you know?
In Canada, the average person throws out 81 pounds of textiles annually, while North Americans send 10 million tonnes of clothing to the landfill every year — most of which could be reused or recycled, according to statistics compiled by Waste Reduction Week in Canada.
715 gallons – How much water it takes to produce the cotton needed for one t-shirt.
1,800 gallons – The approximate amount of gallons of water to grow enough cotton to produce just one jean jacket.
“One in three young women, the biggest segment of consumers, consider garments worn once or twice to be old” (The Guardian, 2019)
“Clothing production is the third biggest manufacturing industry after the automotive and technology industries. Textile production contributes more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined” (House of Common Environmental Audit Committee, 2019)
At Whiskey & Rust we strive to contribute to greater sustainability of the fashion industry, while creating unique pieces of art.
All of our pieces are recycled from thrifted denim jackets, flannels, t shirts and other fabrics.
We take pride in lowering our carbon footprint and trying to bring a little change to this industry.