October 16, 2019

Reduce, repair and reuse: Advice for lessening ‘fast fashion’s’ environmental impact: Emily Smith featured in the Vancouver Sun

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Fast fashion is producing more clothes than the world can possibly consume, said Emily Smith, one of the instructors of an innovative course offered by Simon Fraser University in partnership with Emily Carr University that focuses on textiles and sustainability in Vancouver.

“It’s absolutely dire we do something about this,” said Smith, adding that our throwaway culture and lack of repair and mending skills contribute to waste.

Read the rest of the article on the Vancouver Sun

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