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“The Challenging Reality: Wool and Ethics”

Latest installment in the mini series “The Challenging Reality” has been posted to S.D.!

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One of the topics I’ve been learning about recently has been the use of wool in the fabric industry. Generally, we as vegans tend to be very much against this practice and advocate for plant-based textiles made from hemp, organic cotton, recycled fibers, etc. as replacements for animal-derived fibers. However, I’ve discovered there are some interesting points people often overlook.

This might not apply to everyone. I’m speaking strictly from personal experience. Over the years, I’ve found that staying away from wool has become an incentive to purchase cheaper, fast fashion items made from synthetics that are almost always derived from (you guessed it) plastic. Plastic, as previously mentioned, will be shed into the environment sooner or later, regardless of what form it takes. Lately there has been a shift in the fashion industry to produce more “vegan” and “vegan-friendly” clothing. However, like synthetic leather, many of the products I’m…

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Blog Update: The Cruelty-free Life and Lit. News

Superlative Deviation: Life With Meaning, Life With Joy

The Cruelty-free life page is once again live! As promised, I’m including links to some of the source material I’ve referenced for The Challenging Reality mini series. The posts will also be shared to T.W.N.

Literary updates are also coming to T.W.N. in the near future. Stay tuned for some big news!

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