July 31, 2021
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Is renting your clothes better or worse for the environment? We ask the experts

independent– Over the course of the pandemic, the clothing rental market has seen a major uptick in interest from people looking to become more sustainable consumers, resulting in a surge of platforms offering the opportunity to rent instead of buy garments. It has been hailed as a solution to fashion’s big problem with sustainability and fast fashion, with public

Chinese Regulator Halts Huya-Douyu Game-streaming Merger

republicworld– China’s market regulator on Saturday blocked the merger of Tencent-backed game streaming platforms Douyu and Huya following an anti-monopoly investigation, as authorities ramp up scrutiny of some of the country’s biggest technology companies. Huya and Douyu — which provide videogame live-streaming services akin to Twitch in the U.S. — are two of the
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Lebanon struck by power cut as major plants shut down

bbc– Lebanon’s two main power plants were switched off on Friday, plunging much of the country into a near-total blackout. The shutdown – caused by the two plants running out of fuel – worsens a crisis that has seen people receive just two hours of electricity a day. A lack of foreign currency has made […]