Module 2: The Impacts of Textile Waste

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Learning Objectives:

#1

Hear from environmental activists and experts about the impacts of textile waste on communities in the Global South

#2

Understand why shifting textile waste to countries with less advanced waste management is problematic for public health

Let's reflect on that...

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Why does waste have a greater impact on countries with less advanced waste management systems?

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How does textile waste affect health?

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What about landfills and incinerators in the U.S.?

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