Reducing Textile Waste through Sustainable Fashion Design

Panel discussion on “Reducing Textile Waste through Sustainable Fashion Design”

Millions of tonnes of textiles are discarded annually, placing increased pressure on Earth’s decreasing natural resources. This interactive panel discussion explored the fashion designer’s influential role in minimizing a garment’s environmental impact through textile waste reduction. This session highlighted the techniques, trends and business opportunities in reducing textile waste through sustainable fashion design.

Date: 4 July 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room, Hall 3C, HKCEC
Moderator: Dr. Christina Dean, CEO and Founder Redress
Speakers:
  • -Ms Orsola de Castro, Co-founder From Somewhere and Co-founder and Curator, Estethica
  • -Mr Barney Cheng, Fashion Designer
  • -Mr Anderson Lee, Business Director Hong Kong Non-Woven Fabric Ind Co, Ltd and Vice Chairman, Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium
  • -Ms Margaret Kutt, Project Manager Sustainable Projects, Esprit
  • -Ms Do Do Yeung, Publisher, ELLE Hong Kong