V8 RACE CAR VS THE COTTON TEE Who’s the winner?

Rather than tell you how pure, natural, luxurious and soft our organic clothing is we decided to try a different approach

Lets compare the cotton tees in your wardrobe to a V8 Race Car on track

The facts might surprise you!

THE SIX COTTON T-SHIRTS IN YOUR WARDROBE..
Throughout their life cycle will emit more CO2 than one V8 race car completing an entire 1000km race; for example the Bathurst 1000
PERCEPTION IS NOT ALWAYS REALITY..
Per kilogram, CO2 emissions from the production of cotton is TEN times higher than a V8 race cars CO2 emissions
SO, WHATS THE MESSAGE..?
Perspective! Do you know which industry is widely regarded as the second biggest polluter on the planet? You're wearing it!

Supercars using E85 fuel. Image: Vantom

E85 FUEL
Per litre (.74kg), engine combustion produces approximately 1.65kg of CO2 emissions

 

COTTON
Per kg, Australian cotton production produces approximately 20kg of CO2 emissions

 

COTTON T SHIRT 
One cotton t shirt, produces approximately 277kg of CO2 life cycle emissions

 

Data courtesy of: United and Cotton Australia

ARE VANTOM PRODUCTS HEALTHIER FOR THE PLANET?

Yes, some VANTOM products are made from organic cotton, produced using renewable energy and low impact farming techniques. By accomplishing this our manufacturer has reduced its carbon footprint by over 85%, whilst still producing our clothing in an ethical and sustainable manner.

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