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Could the Clothes on Your Back Halt Global Warming?


Climate change is upon us as ice caps melt and drought spreads across the United States. Yet fashion never slows down. Americans get bored with their trendy H&M and Forever 21 rags within six months and dump 70 pounds of clothing each in the landfill every year. And all the fuel, carbon emissions, labor, and water that went into making those clothes goes to waste. Wearing vintage and thrift-store clothing can slow fashion down, but that’s not all we can do.

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