Learning from Successful & Wrong Recycling Strategies


Thursday 21st April 2016

13:45 - 14:45 CEST

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

There has been a rush to recycle garments & use fabrics with recycled content - is this really the most successful solution? Good practice exists, but so much effort ignores the bigger strategic picture. A new business model is required; disruption will happen; design should initiate the lead. Is it worth the effort?

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About the orator

Mr Charles Ross

Royal College of Art

Lecturer in Performance Sportswear Design

About the orator

Having exchanged being an Outward Bound Instructor for the warmth of indoors, Charles has helped teach the next generation of designers for two decades now. Sustainable through longevity is a core principle.

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