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    The Rise of Sustainable Fashion

    Fashion, as an industry, is not sustainable. The problem is only getting worse. However, the rise of sustainable fashion is giving rise to hope that the newer generations building the industry will do it with a mind towards sustainability and not just mindless consumerism. Today, in fact, fashion accounts for up to 10% of global carbon dioxide output—more than international flights and shipping combined, according to the United Nations Environment Program. It also accounts for a fifth of the 300 million tons of plastic produced globally each year. –Bloomberg Let that sink in for a second. 10% of global CO2 output is pretty insane. The culture of using plastics in…