Designing Out Landfill

Title: Designing Out Landfill
Location: London
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Description: \”On 15th June 2009 the Technical Textiles and the Materials and Design Exchange sectors of the Materials KTN will host a high profile conference focusing on the innovative solutions that clothing designers & brands have developed in order to reduce landfill waste. This one-day FREE event entitled ‘Designing Out Landfill’ will be held at the The Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining,1 Carlton House Terrace, London,SW1Y 5DB and features speakers from major retailers, brands, manufacturers and product designers […] What will the event cover?

Listen to how product designers approach these challenges, Learn how large organisations remain profitable whilst maintaining ethical products and a strong brand image. Hear how to develop new products from landfill. Discuss ways of promoting land-fill products into traditional retail markets and hear about the impact of new initiatives and how to become involved in projects.\”

Source: CSF

Date: 2009-06-15

Mary has a PhD in Sociology from University of Edinburgh, researching responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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