The Huffington Post has launched the second stage of its Reclaim campaign, which has a goal of examining and fighting the world’s waste crisis. Over the past two months, the publication has created more than 180 articles and more than 20 videos focused on the topic of food waste. Now, it’s shifting gears from food waste to fashion.
The Huffington Post has the details:
“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful,” Mae West, the Hollywood actress and style icon, once famously quipped.
At a casual glance, you might think her quote would accurately describe the fashion industry. The availability of an endless supply of cheap clothing has unleashed a whirlwind of color and beauty, giving people the chance to express themselves ― even on a tight budget ― and stamp their identity on the world.
But the dark truth about the fashion business is that too much of a good thing is creating environmental destruction and human misery on an unprecedented scale.