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What is Depop?

The issue of sustainability in the fashion industry is finally being combated with a rise in reselling and buying used clothes. As more and more people switch to buying vintage from thrift stores instead of purchasing from retail stores and fast fashion brands, websites like Poshmark and EBay have expanded …

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The Cost of Fast Fashion

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The next time one goes to purchase a new clothing item to replace an older one, they should consider this: textile production accounts for about 10% of the carbon emissions in the world, more than double that of international aviation and shipping combined. This is the harsh reality of fast …

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Biden Pauses Trump’s Border Wall

Succeeding his inauguration, President Joe Biden signed an order halting  the construction of the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Being one of the Trump administration’s major legislative agendas, the barrier had reached 455 miles in length before its pause.  Previously planned sections of the border wall remain incomplete, …

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Earth Day 2020

April 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a globally recognized celebration of our natural surroundings and a reminder that planet Earth is not a renewable resource. Each year, everything from beach cleanups to educational programs designed to facilitate a love for our planet take place, and this year …

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COVID-19’S Impact On The Environment

Due to COVID-19, many have lost their lives, jobs, and family. This outbreak warranted the practice of social distancing and self-quarantine to prevent the spread of infectious disease. With individuals leaving their homes only for essentials, cities across the globe have become uncommonly still.   Due to the stay at home …

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The Final Straw

Rising sea levels, tonnes of plastic in the ocean, and increasingly endangered species have lead to environmentally conscious activists saying enough is enough. Their take on the solution starts with daily coffee. Big corporations like Starducks have recently mandated new regulations that, according to Ashley Belvin, @sayno2plastic on twitter, will …

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