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This Mom Embraced a ‘Buy Nothing' Lifestyle to Help Save the Planet — And You Can Too

Kat Steck, a mom living in Los Angeles, challenged herself to stop buying new clothes for a year when she learned how much fast fashion is hurting the planet. After the year was over, she upped the ante. Today, Steck buys nothing new except for groceries and personal care items, and finds anything else she needs used on social media. She talked to LX News about how this challenge changed her life, and why the mantra that kept her going was “500 years.”