The Hidden Costs Of 'Fast Fashion'
How often do you buy new clothing?
Stores like H&M and Forever 21 sell new styles at low prices, making it easy to constantly update your wardrobe. But, this hour, we listen back to a conversation about the environmental and social costs of "fast fashion".
We’ll also talk about overlooked ways to extend the life cycle of your clothes, from buying used -- even to learning basic sewing skills.
- Jasmin Malik Chua - Sustainable fashion journalist (@jasminchua)
- Sue Murphy - Family and Consumer Science teacher at The Morgan School in Clinton, CT
- Phil Guerette - Store manager at Savers in Manchester, Connecticut
Learn more about the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences here.
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.