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Eco-friendly Fashion: How Sustainability has become Mainstream

Eco-friendly Fashion: How Sustainability has become Mainstream

Meira Gebel

May 19, 2015

This story can also be found in the App Store for iPad!  “What is the difference between organic cotton and regular cotton?” a customer asks. “Well, organic cotton is made with 60 percent less water than conventionally grown cotton and is produced without the use of pesticides,” replies...

The Sound of Skating: Building Sustainability

The Sound of Skating: Building Sustainability

Meira Gebel

March 13, 2015

Photo by Katie Lewellyn   With a quick flick of a switch, Nick Pourfard has his work cut out for him. Literally. Pourfard is an industrial design student at SF State, woodworker, skateboarder, guitar player, and creator of the eco-friendly company Prisma Guitars. Prisma Guitars is built on the foundation of sustaina...

Thriftlation: Trash or Treasure?

KELSEY DREW HALE, JUNIOR AT SFSU, SHOWS OFF A HEAD TO TOE VINTAGE OUTFIT AT DOLORES PARK. WHAT SHE’S WEARING: PINK/ORANGE FLOWERED JONES NEW YORK SPORT BUTTON-UP BLOUSE. PRICE: $3.50. STUDDED COTTON DRAW STRING ARMY JACKET. PRICE: $5.99. GOODWILL 2400 IRVING STREET. PHOTO BY JULIANA SEVERE.

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September 20, 2012

Written by Haley Brucato Photos by Juliana Severe The familiar smell of musty furniture wafts through aisles of old books, dusty knick knacks, and faded jeans. Although these items are one person’s trash, they will soon become another’s treasure. The thrill of hunting for vintage items buried in the back of Grandma’s closet...

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