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How the sustainability movement can save itself

How the sustainability movement can save itself

Mai Vo, Opinion Columnist November 4, 2021

Sustainable development has been a buzzword in international politics since the mid-1980s, and a self-defined sustainability movement has been active since at least the early 90s. The idea of living within...

Greenwashing: The latest trend in fast fashion

Greenwashing: The latest trend in fast fashion

Even when consumers are aware of environmental harm, why do fast fashion retailers continue to grow?
Ameena Khan, Opinion Columnist September 23, 2021

This past August, Chinese ultra-fast fashion retailer SHEIN launched SHEINCares For Animals. Paired with an assortment of cheap T-shirts and tote bags promoting the cause, the campaign pledged to donate...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

What to know about what we wear

Natalia Salas February 28, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutIn the past couple months, I’ve started giving thought to more than just the price tag on my clothes. Where do they come from? What are they made of? Under what conditions...

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Live light, consumerism is exhausting

Kara Killinger August 29, 2018

I'm leaving for a semester abroad in Scotland this week, and I can only bring one suitcase full of clothing — no more, no less. I've lived out of a suitcase before but never for this long. As I...

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