For this piece, I turned what I thought was a good summary of my Fashion Waste in Landfills quad into a hashtag. Hashtags float around so easily and are so popular on social media I felt it would be an easy way to spread the word. Social media is constantly expanding and revamping, I felt the best way to reach people was not through a flier on a billboard or printed on a shirt (though how ironic would that be) but on the internet amongst the memers and the instagrammers and the lurkers.
California Academy of Sciences. Justin Richie. 2014.
Resources and How to Help- How to be part of the solution with some links to get started
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Why is This Happening?- Defining Fast Fashion and explaining how it contributes to fashion waste.
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Dahom, Gloria Gilbere. Consumers Beware: Toxins Lurking in Your Clothing! http://www.totalhealthmagazine.com/Allergies-Asthma/Consumers-Beware-Toxins-Lurking-in-Your-Clothing.html. December 6th 2016.
What is The Harm?- Why all the fashion waste is bad for the environment and how it is a problem.
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The Lowdown- What are landfills and just how much is fashion involved in what goes in them?
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In my first post, “Why I, and Others, Should Care About Sustainable Fashion,” I challenged New York Times author Dana Thomas on her statement that changing the way the fashion industry works environmentally, rested on my generation’s shoulders. I said that I believed this was an issue for all ages to care about. So I decided to put that concept to the test. Do only people my age care about this topic? Or am I writing about something my parents can appreciate as well.
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I tend to imagine the fashion industry as cutthroat. People always tell me it’s a competitive business, wish me luck in finding a job in the field, and wish me even more luck in getting a livable income. (Which for the record, are a things you should never say to a college student). To me, there two sides of the coin: Money and Morals.
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