Could secondhand shopping ever beat out fast fashion?
Sep 1, 2023

Could secondhand shopping ever beat out fast fashion?

Fans have flocked to fast fashion retailers for their one-and-done summer tour outfits, but there's a growing eco-friendly movement to shop secondhand. Plus, climate change drives up construction costs, and the launch of our new "Skin in the Game" podcast following the multi-billion-dollar video game industry.

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Beyoncé and Swift fans turn to fast fashion for concert glam attire

Sep 1, 2023
Cheap, sometimes single-use apparel that fill malls and online shops that may also swiftly end up in landfills. But there may be a surge in recycling those outfits too.
Attendees at events of the summer like Taylor Swift's Eras Tour, pictured here, often purchased a specific outfit to be worn just to the concert.
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Climate change is making home construction more expensive

Sep 1, 2023
Home construction projects have been under pressure, thanks to rising interest rates and a tighter lending environment. As natural disasters become more frequent, construction costs will rise further.
Mario Tama/Getty Images

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James Graham Producer, BBC
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