Wrangler announced Wednesday that it had hit a milestone of three billion liters of water saved since 2007.
The Greensboro, NC-based jeanswear company also announced a new goal to reduce water usage at its production facilities by 20 percent by the year 2020, by which point the company estimates it will have saved 5.5 billion gallons of water since 2007.
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