Sustainable Spring: Steps You Can Take To Be Sustainable This Season With the start of spring officially upon us, many people are opening up the windows to fresh air, spring cleaning, and spending more time in the sun. As you enjoy this season full of sunshine and beautiful flowers, here are a few steps you can take to be sustainable this spring.Read More
Many consumers are learning more about ethical fashion and the importance of sustainable clothing production. The damaging effects of fast fashion on the environment, economy, and garment workers have led to a public outcry and increased support for brands that maintain safer production standards and better work practices. You may have noticed many popular clothing companies advertising “sustainable” clothing lines boasting a variety of environmental claims. But did you know that in many cases, these efforts are just an attempt at greenwashing? You may wonder what greenwashing is or how to spot it when it occurs. Read on to learn more about this harmful practice and what you can do to avoid it.Read More
Fast fashion trends are ever-changing and we indulge in them without thinking of their long-term impact on the environment. Before we get to how fast fashion hurts the planet, let’s understand what it is. Fast fashion refers to the mass production of clothes that are in vogue. These clothes are inexpensive and manufactured using low-quality materials. They are designed to last for a short time and sent to a landfill at the end of their brief life. The fast-fashion business model is based on selling more products to generate higher revenue. Therefore, retailers constantly need to offer new collections to consumers, creating more waste.Read More