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REDUCING CLOTHING WASTE — EcoReps members Grace Freed, Cece Hogan and Miki Rogers (pictured left to right) volunteer at the Winter Clothing Swap hosted in Jamrich Hall. The swap provides students an alternative to fast fashion and encourages reducing and reusing clothing waste.

Clothing swap promotes sustainable purchasing habits, redirects from fast fashion

Ryley Wilcox February 17, 2023

EcoReps hosted their winter Clothing Swap Wednesday, Feb. 15 in Jamrich Hall from 12 to 4 p.m.   EcoReps, NMU’s sustainability student organization, asked students via the Hub and an Instagram post...

SO THRIFTY—Freshman sports science major Savanna Fassio picks out some clothes from the EcoRep’s swap. 
Maggie Duly/NW

Thrifting to promote sustainable fashion

Maggie Duly November 21, 2019

Ever wonder how much waste is produced by the clothes on your back? It’s probably a lot more than you think. Nearly 20 % of global water waste is produced by the fashion industry, according to United...

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