Can Fashion Week Not Be Garbage?

It’s fun to say something is “trash.” It’s less fun—in fact, it’s awful—to see trash, especially in the wild, or where people and animals try to live. Matty Bovan and A Sai Ta know all about it. As London natives and “Young Millennials,” the two British designers have grown up with climate change, landfills, and…

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9 Ways to Cut Down on Plastic

Drowning in plastic, but not sure how to set yourself free? Plastic purgers say you can drastically reduce, if not eliminate, your plastic consumption by changing a few daily habits. Here are nine steps to get you started. 1. Carry a reusable bag. This is Plastic-Free-Living 101. Take a cloth bag to the grocery store,…

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A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child’s Grandmother. A Sperm Bank Threatens to Sue.

Danielle Teuscher decided to give DNA tests as presents last Christmas to her father, close friends and 5-year-old daughter, joining the growing number of people taking advantage of low-cost, accessible genetic testing. But the 23andMe test produced an unexpected result. Ms. Teuscher, 30, a nanny in Portland, Ore., said she unintentionally discovered the identity of…

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