This page has resources to get you started on the specific topics you've chosen. Use the links in the table of contents area (left margin) to go to specific topics.
Below are links to several articles from the local NPR affiliate, WUWM, by their environmental reporter Susan Bence. They have good local news coverage.
Below are links to relevant Marquette webpages ...
All about the working conditions for workers in this industry.
Search in Web of Science especially for its interdisciplinary coverage, but also in both ABI/Inform Collection and Environment Complete, depending on your interest.
But I strongly recommend that you first narrow down your focus: there is a lot of research 'out there' on the adverse effects of cars, aka automobiles! Examples: health effects, air and other pollution, infrastructure required (roads and bridges?!), costs.
Below is an example ...
This topic or question will require you to get into trade journals as well as scholarly journals. Why?
These two reports will tell you all about the money-making potential for fast fashion ...
Lots of possibilities for article searching, including Environment Complete and Web of Science linked above. Below are a variety of links for statistics, background and more.
First, some of the reasons why one should try to reduce paper usage!
I'm quite certain that you will be just as good at Google searching for this as I am, if not better!
But here are a couple of examples I found that look good. Yes, they are focused more on the office setting, but many of these strategies are equally relevant to individuals.
This challenge or topic may be harder to find background information on, simply because it touches on so many separate issues. Among them:
You'll find more I'm sure, but this one has received a lot of attention.