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Green Glossary: K for Kibiso
Kibiso is a Japanese word referring to a type of silk waste.
Scraps: Resource List
Online resources on sustainable textiles and fashion.
Green Glossary: G for Greenwashing
Many fashion companies claim to be "green," but are they really?
Make Do and Mend: The Art of Repair
Environmental and ethical reasons to extend the life of old clothing.
Green Glossary: C for Carbon Footprint
The term "carbon footprint" refers to the impact of human activity on the environment based on levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Infographic: Environmental Impacts of the Textile Industry
The fashion and textile industry is an intricate business. Do you know how it works?
Green Glossary: B for Biodegradable
While natural and synthetic fibers are nearly 100% recyclable as long as they are not blended, not all textiles are 100% biodegradable.
Infographic: Global Apparel and Textile Insights
Infographic: what you need to know about the fashion industry. In the past forty years, the scale and the geographical distribution of production of the textile, clothing and footwear industries have changed dramatically.
Scraps Stories
Welcome to the blog series inspired by the exhibition Scraps: Fashion, Textiles,and Creative Reuse.