The following contains excerpts from the article The Environmental Costs of Fast Fashion by Patsy Perry, 8 January 2018. It’s tempting to bow to fashion pressure and replace our clothing as style and conformity dictate. It’s hard to resist the tempting deals in the January and other sales. But how many of us spare a thought for the impact of fast fashion on the environment?
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Whatever you believe about global warming, the fact is that our planet really does face some pretty difficult times ahead and global warming appears to be just the tip of the iceberg – so to speak. Air pollution, acid rain, ozone depletion, and toxic waste in our rivers and oceans; our environment is being destroyed and it’s being destroyed in the name of profit.