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Fashion Is Way Too Much Like ‘Pac-Man’ and That’s Not a Good Thing

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For Danielle Azoulay, vice president of sustainability for L’Oreal USA, the video game “Pac-Man” is the perfect metaphor for our current linear make-take-dispose economy. “Because in a linear system we are gobbling up all the natural resources,” said Azoulay, who also teaches about circularity at Columbia University. “And it’s causing a lot of unintended consequences…externalities…

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