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Consuming with Care: World Environment Day 2015

Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care“: The United Nation’s theme for World Environment Day this year. Which is fitting, in a world where our current consumption patterns are steering our natural resources to irreversible tipping points and where we often don’t exactly know what natural resources are used to make our goods. 1,510 more words

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How Susceptible are we to Branding?

These days when I go shopping I stop for a moment and ask myself why am I getting this particular product.  What is the driving force for me to buy this particular brand? 1,206 more words

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A Dress Shouldn't Cost a Childhood

What a poignant ad campaign to raise awareness about child labor! The ads were created by Lew’Lara\TBWA for the Abrinq Foundation, which is affiliated with international NGO Save the Children. 64 more words

Stepping into Spring


It was a long, hard winter in Michigan- the kind that sucks the life out of you and makes you want to hibernate until the sun makes its grand appearance again. 219 more words

No One Buys 2€ T-Shirts- Find Out Why!

In Berlin, Germany, FashRev put a vending machine out on the street with t-shirts for sale at 2€ each. Shoppers flocked to the scene. However, no one bought any. 73 more words

Weekend Adventure in Detroit

Yesterday was one of the best days I’ve had a in a long time! I’m a sucker for a good adventure, and I absolutely love exploring new places- especially cities! 270 more words

Choosing a Second Chance – Why you should shop second hand

by Heather Kallevig

Nice quilts and blankets, full sets of plates, silverware, and glasses, stereo equipment, and of course shoes and clothes. These are just a few of the items I found during my recent perusal of our town’s local Goodwill. 843 more words

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