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Fast fashion is notorious for polluting the environment. It's simply un-sustainable. In contrast, slow fashion emphasizes mindful consumerism as a way of protecting the environment. Creating a sustainable wardrobe takes time and effort, but the payoffs are great. Read on for 10 easy steps to get you started assembling an Eco-friendly wardrobe.
Fast fashion retailers like Forever 21, H&M, Zara and Shein offer cheap, stylish clothing, but it comes at a price. According to the UN, this industry is responsible for eight to 10 percent of global carbon emissions and is the second-largest consumer of water. If you'd like to shop for clothing more sustainably, we've compiled several ways to do that below:
It's no secret that the fashion industry has a big impact on the environment. From the water used to grow cotton to the toxic dyes used to color garments, fashion comes with a high environmental cost. In recent years, there has been a growing movement to make fashion more sustainable. Here are a few ways that the industry could make a difference in 2022:
Slow fashion promotes choosing clothing that is sourced, produced, and distributed in a sustainable way instead of going to the nearest department store and buying things that are mass-produced and will only last for a short season. Here are 10 reasons you should consider ditching fast fashion:
The world needs new ways of tackling any form of waste and pollution that accelerates climate change. As the fashion industry moves towards sustainability, the hemp plant is emerging as a more sustainable option. Here are the 10 reasons why.
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