Developing Biodegradable Apparel


Wednesday 08th November 2017

14:45 - 15:45 CET

Presentation Area, Hall 7, 2nd Floor

Bio–degradable versus bio-based, what are the differences especially concerning the environmental impact. The orator shares his 20year-experience in sustainable product and material development in a global brand and lessons learned from developing the world’s first biodegradable Bra by Triumph. What steps need to be taken into consideration while developing biodegradable apparel? And how can offering biodegradable apparel generate higher consumer loyalty?

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About the orator

Mr Hans Buehr


Independent Consultant

Hans Michael Buehr dedicated over 30 years to textiles and apparel. His experience includes the Asian Textile Market and a position in Intimate Apparel, Materials, Accessories and supporting Supply Chain. In addition of being an independent consultant since middle of 2013, he gives talks at various Universities in HK, as well as advising companies interested in a variety of matters from product development, to supply chain related as well as how to set up and run sustainability initiatives. Hans Buehr is also known as keynote speaker at international conferences on topics of sustainable materials and supply chains.


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