Bridging the skills gap for the fashion industry
The topic is vast indeed, but have you got a plan which you would like to share?
For example a question I’ve got asked recently was “what are the pros and cons of recycling polyester”? Then I found this article which helps answering the question… hoping that’s useful for some of you 🙂
The go to document if you are looking for information on sustainable fibres and materials, published annually by the global nonprofit organisation the Textile Exchange.
The report includes enlightening statistics on the global textile market. The term ‘preferred’ is used throughout the report to categorise fibres and materials which have a lower environmental impact than conventional textiles and therefore defined as more sustainable.
The information in this report is invaluable if you are building a sustainable materials strategy to guide your choices in terms of potential sourcing territories, quality standards and certifications, availability and key market trends.
The foreword of the report summarises; As the author and businessman, Max De Pree, said, “We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” Within these pages you’ll read success stories from steps taken and, while we pause to celebrate those successes, you’ll also read about the need for greater acceleration and adoption of preferred materials.