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Fibres and their sustainable and environmental issues – SDC webinar

Course Description

The first webinar in the SDC’s new Sustainability Series, covering the fashion and textile supply chain, focused on the theme of Fibres and their sustainable and environmental issues.’  

The three expert speakers were Meriel Chamberlin CCol ASDC, Founder of Full Circle Fibres, Anna Bateman of The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) and Phil Patterson, managing director of Colour Connections textile consultancy. The session looked at how the industry is tackling the environmental impact of fibres, and explored recent research. 

Charles Ross – specialist in Performance Sportswear Design & sustainable matters moderates the session.

The presentation is followed by a Q&A.

This is one of a series of webinars covering all aspects of textiles and coloration.

Of general interest they also provide SDC recognised CPD hours and certification.

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The original webinar was free for all and this has been extended to this recording.

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Course Covers:
  • Issues relating to cotton growing and processing
  • Microfibres and the latest research in the area from The Microfibre Consortium
  • The environmental impacts of of wet processing of different fibre types

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