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  • Impacts of the Footwear Industry
    The footwear industry is a multibillion-dollar industry, with supply chains that span internationally. The production of footwear is heavily concentrated in developing nations with poor working conditions and environmental practices. This article analyzes the effects of the footwear industry on human health and the environment. Footwear Production The footwear industry is a global market that …
  • Impacts of the Plastic Industry
    The global plastic industry is one of the largest in the world, with plastic products making up a significant part of our everyday lives. However, the poor conditions of plastic manufacturing plants leave workers at risk for severe health conditions, and the mass amounts of plastic waste lead to significant environmental damage. This article examines …
  • Impacts of the Garment Industry
    The garment and textile industry is one of the leading industries in the world, employing millions of people and generating trillions of dollars across the planet. However, the fast-growing industry is a product of low wages and poor working conditions that heavily exploit workers. This article analyzes the effects of the clothing industry on its …