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Fast Fashion: Research Continuation

Fast fashion is cheap, low-quality clothing produced which follows trends and is not intended to last. The problem is that fast fashion is not sustainable or ethical. In order to produce the vast quantities of clothing needed, enormous amounts of water and material are wasted. Later, because of the cheap quality of the clothing and the rapid speed of trends, […]

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Fast Fashion & Sustainability

If we want to shift society away from fast fashion, my first source believes luxury brands need to be the forerunners of the movement towards sustainablity. This source points out that many people will only buy “eco-friendly” clothing if it is also fashionable; the demographic that buys the most fast fashion are also the ones who care the most about […]

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Fashion and Justice

EBSCO Sources The Real Cost of Your Blue Jeans. Thomas, Dana. “The Real Cost of Your Blue Jeans.” Newsweek Global, vol. 173, no. 8, Sept. 2019, pp. 40–44. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=138428910&site=ehost-live. This review describes the shift in production from the jeans of the past to jeans of the present. It explains that current processes in producing jeans make them one of the least […]

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Secondhand Shopping As a Solution to Fast Fashion

Sustainability is at the forefront of many people’s mind today. The lack of sustainability in our society is a major concern because it exacerbates climate change. But many do not realize the clothing industry and “fast fashion” is a major contributor to this problem. People often throw away old clothing instead of reselling or donating to charities such as Goodwill. […]

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Why is climate change bad? What can you do to stop it?

Why is climate change bad? It causes an increase in temperatures across the globe. Soon, in some places, it could become high become enough to kill. Higher temperatures cause extreme weather. Hurricanes will become more frequent and more severe. This raise in temperature melts the ice caps, also causing raising water levels and flooding. The warmer water also adversely affects […]

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The Pros and Cons of Factory Farming

The issue I chose is factory farming.  The author of the first article believes that factory farming is an environmental hazard. The author believes this because the manure produced by factory farms locally pollutes the air and water around them and release pathogens such as E coli. On a global scale, the author believes that methane emissions and producing the […]

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