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Sustainable fashion : why now? : a conversation about issues, practices, and possibilities

Author: Janet Hethorn; Connie Ulasewicz
Publisher: New York : Fairchild Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a collection of specially commissioned essays, this title examines the issues of sustainability that designers, product developers, and consumers confront as they go about their business of creating, wearing, and recycling clothing and fashion.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Hethorn; Connie Ulasewicz
ISBN: 9781563675348 156367534X
OCLC Number: 222159984
Description: xxiv, 424 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Connecting with people on sustainable practices: The fashion of sustainability / Linda Welters --
Fashion, social marketing, and the eco-savvy shopper / Connie Ulasewicz --
Consideration of consumer desire / Janet Hethorn --
Popular culture, marketing, and the ethical consumer / Rebecca Luke --
A technology-enabled sustainable fashion system : fashion's future / Suzanne Loker --
Production and economic processes in the global economy: Mixing metaphors in the fiber, textile, and apparel complex : moving toward a more sustainable fashion / Susan Kaiser --
Economy of scale : a global context / Paul Gill --
Creating fashion without the creation of fabric waste / Timo Rissanen --
Economic impact of textile and clothing recycling / Jana Hawley --
Developing strategies for a typology of sustainable fashion design / Van Dyke Lewis --
The environment, the planet, and the materials used in fashion making: Exploration of materials : an inspirational overview / Julia Schwartz and Gyöngy Laky --
Environmental impact of textile production / Belinda Orzada and Mary Ann Moore --
Fibers : clean and green fiber options / Gail Baugh --
Environmental stewardship and sustainable sourcing / Shona Quinn --
Recycle and reuse as design potential / Wendyrosie Scott.
Responsibility: [edited by] Janet Hethorn, Connie Ulasewicz.

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