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  • The Challenge of Sustainable Fashion

    The Challenge of Sustainable Fashion

    Young people, who are the primary market for fast fashion, are beginning to understand the environmental damage caused by the industry.

  • How to Make the Holidays More Sustainable

    How to Make the Holidays More Sustainable

    It can be tough to balance holiday celebrations with a sustainable lifestyle, but there are ways to make greener choices without becoming a grinch.

  • In China, Making a Fashion Statement

    In China, Making a Fashion Statement

    “It costs 20,000 liters of water to produce one kilogram of cotton, which is just enough to produce a pair of jeans,” observed Guo—a stark measure of the importance of incorporating sustainability into fashion enterprises.

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  • The Challenge of Sustainable Fashion

    The Challenge of Sustainable Fashion

    Young people, who are the primary market for fast fashion, are beginning to understand the environmental damage caused by the industry.

  • How to Make the Holidays More Sustainable

    How to Make the Holidays More Sustainable

    It can be tough to balance holiday celebrations with a sustainable lifestyle, but there are ways to make greener choices without becoming a grinch.

  • In China, Making a Fashion Statement

    In China, Making a Fashion Statement

    “It costs 20,000 liters of water to produce one kilogram of cotton, which is just enough to produce a pair of jeans,” observed Guo—a stark measure of the importance of incorporating sustainability into fashion enterprises.