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 that originally aired February 7, 2020.