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Hi there! We’re Audrey and Mara, two recent undergraduates passionate about making complex concepts accessible. Environmentalism and Social Justice.

All you need to know about the gentrification of second-hand shopping

Image of clothing store, dark green overlay, words in white that read: thrifting gone wrong.”
Image of clothing store, dark green overlay, words in white that read: thrifting gone wrong.”

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Guide to authenticating honest brands.

Photo of a wall with a lit up sign that reads: “Being naked is the #1 most sustainable option. We’re #2” above clothing racks
Photo of a wall with a lit up sign that reads: “Being naked is the #1 most sustainable option. We’re #2” above clothing racks
Photo by Charles Etoroma on Unsplash

When it comes to fast fashion and the beauty industry, there are new things to buy and try almost every week. It’s exciting, and it inspires people to develop new styles and personas, but this volume of output also creates an immense amount of waste. Amid an era that has finally begun addressing the very critical state of environmental and labour malpractices, it can be difficult to tell which brands are genuinely making changes and which are simply hopping on the bandwagon.

There’s a lot to be said about gearing our consumption habits toward a greener and more sustainable future…


Who, how, and why of Intersectional Environmentalism.

Bright blue graphic that reads “THE FUTURE IS INTERSECTIONAL.”
Bright blue graphic that reads “THE FUTURE IS INTERSECTIONAL.”
Photo by BacktoZero

It’s not a secret that the world is on fire right now as more and more people are stepping up and speaking out against racism in their communities and on the global…


Don’t applaud every ‘green’ initiative you see in clothing stores

Photo: Robin O’Kane

Fashion means different things to different people, and it can be anything from a means of self expression to a source of annoyance. Irrespective of anyone’s personal feelings, manufactured clothing is an enormous global industry that has a massive impact on human society and on the planet.

In the past, new clothing was purchased on a more occasional basis, the average person switching out pieces when they were worn out or when the seasons changed. But in recent decades, clothing became more “affordable” as runway trends hit stores weekly and online shopping became a popular pastime. …

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