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Fast Fashion Demolition

By Maya Avery

 
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What is Fast Fashion?

Globalization has allowed for faster and cheaper garment production, leading consumers to act as if the clothes are disposable. This...

Environmental Impact

Of the 80 billion pieces of clothing purchased each year, 85% or 3.8 billion pounds of clothing end up in landfills (Bick pp.1). The 2012...

Worker Exploitation

Industrial disasters, such as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire have resulted in changes to textile working conditions in the U.S. and...

Solutions

Why should you care? Humans contribute to the destruction of the earth and its organisms. With the continuation of fast fashion...

25 Fast Fashion Brands to Avoid

The following brands have been listed as brands to avoid because they fall into the category of failing to pay their staff a living wage...

Sources

Bick, R., Halsey, E. & Ekenga, C.C. The global environmental injustice of fast fashion. Environ Health 17, 92 (2018)....