We have talked a lot allready. We need to start doing. Consumers and producers are in the same boat. It all starts with designers and the choices they make. Stop being exclusive but work on inclusive. More transparancy is needed; why, what, where, how and when are the questions. Riskanalysis involving water, air and energy; waste and pollution are at stake. And than there is the people involved, who takes care of them. Circular means reparing which was allready wrong from the start. Cotton is the biggest problem we have to solve. A better world or a better price.Continue reading “Huge Problem; we need a Holistic approach to solve it”
Sustainability claims are nowadays a popular part of the promotion of fashion companies or clothing that is sold. However, when using these “sustainability claims”, you must be aware that you are bound by legislation. You cannot simply claim that your company or products are ‘sustainable’. Because of the frequent use of these claims in violation of the law, the supervisory authorities have drawn their attention to this subject.Continue reading “Advertisement in the Fashion industry: what to do and what not to do when using Sustainability claims”
A presentation by Reg Nelemans, Founder and Owner, FashionPower.
Garment industry is the second most polluting industry in the world, mainly because of the dyeing process. Why do so few people care about this?Continue reading “Sustainable Sport and Outdoor wear for Every Body”
A presentation by Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Gunnar Seide, Chair for Polymer Engineering, Maastricht University – Aachen Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM).
Textiles are one of the most important consumer goods and the textile industry is one of the largest and most interconnected industries in the world. Clothing plays a role, but so do technical products such as building materials, reinforcing materials for tyres, medical products, packaging, lightweight materials and much more.Continue reading “State of the art in sustainable fibre technology”