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Fashionable and Environmentally-Friendly? It’s possible.

My husband and myself try to integrate being as green as possible in every facet of our lives. It is not as difficult as one might think. We have just recently moved we recycled, gave to charities and friends in need the belongings we no longer needed when down sizing.

College Chic

Being environmentally is a long process and a goal of mine, and I’ve been taking small steps to reach that goal- bringing reusable bags to the grocery store and recycling regularly. It’s no surprise that adopting this as a lifestyle is easy, and I’ve found that living on a college budget, along with the ongoing stress of school, makes for even more roadblocks. The next step for me is learning how to be trendy, while doing my part to help the planet.

Some of the facts I’ve found on the impact of the fashion industry on the environment is astonishing:

“According to the Institute of Sustainable Communication, the clothing industry is the second-highest polluter of clean water.”

“Combined, apparel and footwear production are responsible for approximately 8.1 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.”

“It takes 713 gallons of water to make a single cotton t-shirt.”

Researching and finding this information…

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