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  1. πŸ’° R E S E L L πŸ’° YOUR OLD, UNWANTED ITEMS Our last tip for making your fashion more sustainable is RESELL πŸ’΅ If you have old, unwanted items cluttering up your wardrobe, but don't want to throw them out, why not try reselling them? Reselling old items today is so simple, with a click of a button you can have your old clothes gone to a new home and some extra cash for yourself! Extending the lifespan of clothing items is a huge step forward in becoming more sustainable, making a big difference to the impact on the environment 🌍 Try this or one of our previous tips to lower your
  2. πŸ”§ R E P A I R πŸ”§ When things break today, it has become a habit of many to throw them out πŸ—‘οΈ However, this has not always been the first choice. For generations, repairing broken items, even clothes, was the norm. Changing fashion trends has killed this creative action... But we can bring it back! βœ‚οΈπŸ§£ Stitching a hole in a jumper can take 10 minutes (with a YouTube tutorial, probably even quicker!!), yet adds up to 2 years to the lifespan of the item. Saving your favourite sweater AND reducing your carbon footprint? Seems like a no brainer to me 🌟🌍 Also be on the look out for
  3. ♻️ R E C Y C L E ♻️ When you think of the word recycle, plastic bottles and aluminium cans by come to mind... But have you thought about recycling fashion? Following our previous tips, many people may be planning a few hours to declutter and REDUCE their wardrobe size this weekend - that' great! 🌟 We must make sure we do this is the best way possible. To prevent any more clothing items ending up in landfill, you can always recycle your gearπŸ‘— Why not help the less fortunate AND reduce your carbon footprint by donating your unwanted items to local charities? Or you could reach out
  4. πŸ‘— R E W E A R πŸ‘• ...YOUR OUTFITS Another way to make your fashion decisions more sustainable is by rewearing your outfits.... Who knew it was so easy to make a difference?? ⁉️ To other generations, rewearing outfits was the norm. However, as fast fashion is driven by changing trends, young people face more pressure to have the newest outfits, with many not daring to be caught in the same thing twice. This mindset is incredibly harmful on the environment, with the life span of clothing items decreasing at an alarming rate🚨 So why not be bold and rewear that outfit your friends hav
  5. ⬇️ R E D U C E ⬇️ YOUR CONSUMPTION πŸ›οΈ Kicking off our 'how to make your fashion more sustainable' section, we have REDUCE. Reducing the amount of clothes you own and buy is a very effective way to decrease the impacts you have on the environment, ultimately decreasing the amount of clothes that may end up in a landfill. Do you find yourself always picking soemthing up when you pop into town? Or having a wardrobe that is busting at the edges, but only seem to wear the same 4 outfits? It could be time for you to reduce the amount of clothes you *think* you need! Try challenging
  6. For those who have been following our #sustainablefashion campaign over the last few weeks, you may now be considering trying to be more sustainable in your own fashion choices. Many think sustainability and fashionable simply cannot go together, but this week we are going to show you that sustainable is the new black πŸ’…πŸŒΏ And it's super easy to achieve! Small changes if your everyday life can make a huge difference and help make your wardrobe more sustainableπŸ‘œ Follow along as we take you on a journey to sustainability through the 5 R's of Fashion: REDUCE REWEAR RECYCLE REPAIR
  7. ⚑How can we minimise the damage?⚑ Reducing our emissions ultimately decreases the impact climate change has on our food supply. This can be done in many ways, on a global scale and individually within your own life ♻️ However, there are some things the agricultural industry can do specifically including: 1. Reducing food loss and waste 2. Agroforestry And 3. Restoring degraded farmlands
  8. So, how is Climate Change impacting our Food Supply? πŸ’­ Climate change has a huge impact on our ability to produce nutritious, high quality food πŸ‡ These impacts differ across the world, ranging from severe storms and flooding to extreme heating and fires, ultimately damaging agricultural food production 🌍 These impacts will only worsen as time goes on, threatening global access to reliable food supply. What can we do to prevent this?
  9. The sustainable and reliable supply of food is globally reliant on a predictable climate and healthy ecosystems. Climate change has already had a huge impact on the supply of food resources across the world, with disruptions due to severe weather, droughts, fires, floods and more β›ˆοΈ This is predicted to only increase, with accelerated disruptions expected throughout the supply chain. Solutions are needed to build more climate-resilient food systems that will protect our planet and people πŸŒ„
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