The more people that I talk to about this issue, the more I realize that very few people are aware of the impacts of clothing beyond the impacts on their own bodies. Friends don’t let friends go to Starbucks, but your friends don’t care if you’re wearing Abercrombie & Fitch, American Apparel, or Walmart. Yet the “fast fashion” industry we’ve created as a result has consequences for our lives, our neighbors, and our planet.

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