Textile Exchange Hosts Apparel Sustainability Workshops

Textile Exchange Hosts Apparel Sustainability Workshops

Textile Exchange will host two workshops focused on sustainability in the apparel and textile supply chain this August in Southern California. These hands-on workshops will provide a deep dive into the key aspects of social and environmental sustainability from design to manufacturing. Various exercises will allow attendees to begin implementing alternatives right away into operations through awareness and knowledge, while being primed for future sustainability strategy.

The main content of the workshop will include:

  • Overview on the impacts of the apparel industry, socially & environmentally
  • Sustainable Materials – detailed descriptions on organic, recycled & cellulosic
  • Responsible Processing – dyeing & finishing
  • Ethical Manufacturing
  • Product Integrity, Transparency, Certification & Labeling

The workshop is especially designed for attendees involved in:

  • Buying, Sourcing & Production
  • Design
  • Fabric and Garment Development
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Educators for fashion and design

Dates:
Los Angeles, CA: August 21, 2012, at Disney Synergy Lab
San Diego, CA: August 24, 2012, at FIDM

For More info: Visit Textileexchange.org