Can Secondhand Shopping Dent Fast Fashion’s Environmental Damage?

Outlet: Scientific American

Scientific American: Research by Waste and Resources Action Program (WRAP), a sustainability advisory group in England, “shows extending the average life of clothes by just three months of active use per item would lead to a 5 to 10 percent reduction in each [item’s] carbon, water and waste footprints,” says Sonali Diddi, a design and textile researcher at Colorado State University.