Waste Couture: Environmental Impact of the Clothing Industry

  title={Waste Couture: Environmental Impact of the Clothing Industry},
  author={Luz Claudio},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={A449 - A454}
  • L. Claudio
  • Published 2007
  • Business, Medicine
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
Key MethodOn a Saturday afternoon, a group of teenage girls leaf through glossy fashion magazines at a New Jersey outlet mall. Shopping bags brimming with new purchases lay at their feet as they talk excitedly about what’s in style to wear this summer. Far away in Tanzania, a young man proudly wears a T-shirt imprinted with the logo of an American basketball team while shopping at the local mitumba market for pants that will fit his slender figure. Although seemingly disparate, these two scenes are…Expand
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