With 25.5 billion pounds of USE-ABLE textiles thrown away each year (70 pounds per American), there is a lot of waste that can be prevented.
I saw Al Gore’s documentary and felt that what I was doing in fashion didn’t have real meaning or impact. Juan Pablo Martinez What is responsible fashion? When you watch Al Gore’s documentary on global warming, An Inconvenient Truth, and decide as a fashion designer to be environmentally responsible; When you learn that between 300-600 […]Read more
Up to 80% of a garment’s environmental impact is decided in the design phase. Only a few designers and product developers realize their potential to create sustainable change through their decision. – Jonas Eder-Hansen, vice president & development director at the Danish Fashion Institute | Recycling International Designers should recognize that true innovation is best achieved by […]Read more
Ethical Fashion Forum: From recycled fibres to food waste to disposable textiles, Dr Kate Goldsworthy shares some of her top picks for the most exciting and innovative textiles that we could soon be seeing on runways.Read more
Up to 95% of the textiles that are LAND-FILLED each year could be reused or recycled, according to Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles [SMART] One day you will have no use for what you wear. It could be in a few months or a few years. Where will you dispose of it? You say you […]Read more