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100-mile diet? What about the 100-mile suit?

This Magazine Staff

100mile suit.JPGThis magazine has talked about the 100-mile diet before. Ok, well, what about the 100-mile suit? If you look at the labels on your clothing you’ll quickly realize that a lot of oil was burnt to ship those items to you. Factor in the cost of growing, processing and shipping the materials and it gets worse.
A team in Philadelphia did a little experiment and came up with the 100-mile suit. This man’s outfit is made (almost completely) of materials grown, processed and then tailored in the 100-mile radius around Philly.

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