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Stop Now ๐Ÿ›‘Ask These Questions โ“


THINK BEFORE YOU BUY๐Ÿ’ก written by Alexis McCarthy Where did it come from?๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿšœโœˆ๏ธ

  • Understand the source of the products you buy

  • The material, the thread, the dye, the processing

  • Where was it assembled

  • Who distributes it

  • How far did it travel to get to you

Who made it?๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฟโ€๐Ÿญ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿญ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿญ

  • Know who made the product

  • How clean is the factory, farm, business

  • How are the workers treated

  • Are the workers paid fair wages

What do I do with it when I am done with it?โ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿ—‘๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฉ

  • Is it biodegradable

  • Is it recyclable

  • Is there any future use for it

  • Repair, reuse, reimagine


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AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGYโ˜€๏ธ SDG 7

INDUSTRY INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURE๐Ÿข SDG 8, 9 & 11

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION ๐Ÿ›’SDG 12

EQUITYโš–๏ธSDG 5&10

CLIMATE ACTION๐ŸŒŽ SDG 13, 14 &15


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September and fall is here. It is a great time to think more about how we move in the world. The goal of leave no trace by be hard to attain. On our path to doing that the least we can do, as Matt Dwyer, VP of Impact & Innovation at Patagonia said recently, is "mind our mess," which means understand where it comes from, measure it and clean it up.

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