An NPR Series explores the inner-workings of the fast fashion industry, shedding light on the social and environmental consequences that follow. Click here to listen and read.
The Fast World of Fast Fashion
According to a new report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the fashion industry's current "take-make-dispose" system creates greenhouse gas emissions of 1.2 billion tonnes a year—that's "more than those of all international flights and maritime shipping combined." Click here to read more.
Scholars of various persuasions are challenging fast fashion's impact on our planet, unpacking the socio-cultural & environmental implications that follow an inherently unsustainable industry. Across Women’s Lives: Wear and Tear Series works to expose the unjust and oppressive work conditions many women face within the garment industry. Click here to read/listen.
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