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Cowley: Boycott Greenwashing

By Elle Cowley, Opinion Writer, Audio Producer May 27, 2022

  The public is more environmentally conscious than ever before. According to data collected by Gallup, four out of 10 Americans today worry “a great deal” about the environment. As a result,...

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Mendenhall: Replace Fast Fashion with More Ethical Alternatives

By Addison Mendenhall, Opinion Writer May 13, 2022

  The term “fast fashion” has gained lots of traction in the last few years, but what does it actually mean? Fast fashion consists of fairly cheap “trendy” clothing items that move into...

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Bringhurst: Choose Patience Over Prime

By Maggie Bringhurst, Opinion Writer December 23, 2021

  In today’s fast-paced world, we often forget the virtue of patience. We expect overnight shipping, fast food, binge-watchable TV and ripe produce in the middle of winter. The average attention...

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U Graphic Design Students Challenge Fast Fashion Industry With Worn Again Clothing Swap

By Allison Stuart, News Writer December 21, 2021

  The Worn Again Clothing Swap was held on Dec. 8 in the Gould Auditorium at the University of Utah's J. Willard Marriott Library. This event was part of a sustainable design practice class, as...

Forever 21 at City Creek Center, Salt Lake City, Utah on Oct. 5, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Behind the Fast Fashion Industry: There’s More than Meets the Eye

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer October 8, 2021

  Founded in 2008, Shein is one of the fast fashion giants, alongside other companies like Romwe and TopShop, that mass produces trendy clothing to market to the masses. They pride themselves...

Elysa Jackman wanders around the Wheeler Farm Farmers Market located in Murray, Utah on Sept. 26, 2021. (Photo by Langley Hayman| The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Kincart & Soter: Tackling the Tote Bag Trend

By Sydney Kincart and Theadora Soter September 30, 2021

  Recently, a tote bag craze swept the nation. It seems like everywhere you look there is a cute cotton tote — even on our shoulders. They are stylish, convenient and roomy. We love to bring...

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The Promotion of Fast Fashion from Influencers Is Problematic and Unsustainable

By India Bown, Arts Writer June 18, 2021

  Fashion social media influencers, from platforms like Instagram and TikTok, use their status to push followers to a culture of fast fashion, moving people away from sustainability in their purchases....

Green World Thrift Market owner & director Chelcia Thomas (front center) is pictured with her team in front of the shop in West Valley City. (Courtesy Green World Thrift Market)

Salt Lake Thrift Shoppers, Check Out ‘Green World’ — Even During COVID

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer March 22, 2021

  Ask any one of the hundreds of Teva-wearing Subaru drivers in Salt Lake County what their favorite thrift store is and you’ll hear a lot of Pib’s, Vantage, iconoCLAD, and maybe Savers or...

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Shopping Sustainably with the ‘Good on You’ App

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor August 8, 2020

While this fall semester may feel different from most, I always associate the months of August and September with the back to school season. This time marked by returning to classes always feels like...

An advertisement for a Black Friday sale at City Creek Mall in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Cara MacDonald | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Christopherson: Let’s Replace Black Friday with Buy Nothing Day

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor December 7, 2019

This year, Americans spent more money over one Thanksgiving weekend than they have since Black Friday began. In-store shopping grew 4.2% from 2018, and online spending reached a record high of over $11...