Sustainable Textiles Online Short Course

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This online course will provide you with an overview of the sustainable fabric cycle, an introduction to ethical fabrics and processes, recycled fibres, fair practices for manufacturers and, finally, garment care.

Topics Covered

  • Why certain raw materials are environmentally unfriendly
  • Environmentally sound textile dyes and finishes
  • Sustainable natural fibres
  • Synthetic or man-made fibres and sustainability
  • Ethical practices such as fair trade, living wage and safe working
  • Retailing considerations
  • Recycling of textiles and clothing
  • Closed loop systems
  • Garment care – laundering and disposing of garments

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