Resources

Fashion Revolution leads the April #whomademyclothes campaign, which marks the April 24, 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh. Fashion Revolution brings together consumers, brands, academics and policy makers to explore transparency in production and why the fashion industry desperately needs to change. They have materials to learn more about why this is so important and tools for consumers to engage with brands about their production process.

Trash is for Tossers is Lauren Singer’s blog dedicated to sharing information about how to be waste free. Even if you aren’t totally taking Lauren’s radical approach, she shares some important tips on how to change habits that will reduce your waste and help the environment.

The Financial Diet is a community for sharing information about budgeting, saving, and finances. We all could use some guidance on how to spend our money more wisely, and I think it’s particularly important to examine spending habits when thinking about how the fashion industry (and home goods and cleaning products and …) is fueled by marketing encouraging us to spend more.