Now scientists say wearing JEANS is bad for the environment.

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Daily Mail reports, "Now scientists say wearing JEANS is bad for the environment: Study reveals wearing a pair just once is the equivalent to driving a car for 6.4 miles.

"Scientists from the Guangdong University of Technology analysed the life cycle of a pair of Levi's jeans from growing the cotton to their eventual disposal. 

"They found that some jeans were worn only seven times - earning them the classifiation of 'fast fashion' - and produced 11 times more CO2 than jeans wore more often.

"Dr Ya Zhou, the study's lead author says: 'The humble wardrobe staple – a pair of jeans – has a significant impact on the environment.'"

The lesson here is to wear your jeans until they're threadbare to save the planet.

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