Regardless of the benefits and drawbacks of fast fashion, it is important that we start living sustainably and use the right ingredients to make our clothing. The path we are on now will have long-term negative effects on the earth’s resources, resulting in waste in underdeveloped areas of the world, as well as other profound negative consequences.
Blue economies provide a sustainable way forward for developing countries and island economies to formalize their institutions and industries. Seeing as Africa is in desperate need of ensuring its economic growth, a good blue economy framework would establish Africa as an international trade hub and help global supply chains.
The term sustainable has been growing exponentially in the fashion industry as consumers become more conscious of how their clothes are made. This article won’t focus on all of the environmental damage caused by the textile and fashion industry but will rather focus on what individual consumers can do to improve their own shopping habits from the bottom up.
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For over a century, electric vehicles have struggled to compete against their formidable counterpart, the gas-powered car. In recent years, the demand for electric vehicles has soared to new highs. Find out why your next car purchase should be electric!
Buying clothes secondhand was once heavily stigmatized, as many thought used goods were only bought by those who couldn’t afford anything else. Most people were repulsed by the idea of wearing clothes that someone else had worn. But throughout the past century, this stigma has essentially disappeared, due greatly in part to the emergence of thrift shops. Something that thrift shops offer that other fashion sources don’t is the experience: the whole notion of bargain hunting can make you feel as if you’re Indiana Jones, searching for the Lost Ark.