Fashion companies are taking innovative steps in making meaningful changes to the outdated sourcing structure and putting environmental sustainability as top priority.
From making algae-sequin dresses, dyeing clothes with bacteria to planting trackable pigments in cotton, an emerging tide of technological innovations offers the fashion industry a chance to clean up its woeful environmental record. (Phys.org ).
- How does circularity (i.e. the economic principle of sharing, repairing, refurbishing, recycling, remanufacturing and reusing as much as possible to minimise waste and the extraction & creation of virgin materials) starts to take shape at larger brands?
- How does regenrative farming works?
- Alternative leather materials e.g. Algae, Kelp etc.
- One emerging technology that will make impact in years to come.
- What do brands tend to miss when talking about the true cost of their products?
- How looking into the past will help inform how we start to think differently about sourcing.
About Our Guest: Liz Alessi:
A 20 year fashion veteran with extensive experience in materials and supply chain focusing on responsible sourcing, innovative materials and supply chain disruption.
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