• Opinion: College students need more sustainable clothing options | Opinions
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    Opinion: College students need more sustainable clothing options | Opinions

    Avoiding fast fashion can be difficult for college students who have limited income and time, and there is a need for a middle ground. Fast fashion is a phrase used to describe trendy, inexpensive clothing found online or in popular stores. While many are lured in by the stylish items, unbelievably low price points and massive sales, they are repulsed to learn many of the unethical business practices that the fast fashion industry participates in, such as textile waste, child labor and underpaying its workers. Though¬†80% of university students¬†did not have a clear understanding of the harms of fast fashions in a January 2017 study, growing climate concerns amongst Generation…