Education

Get in the Know…

From the board room to design and product creation teams to hopeful students aiming for a job in the industry, our workshops are designed to meet your team where you’re at, increase your level of knowledge, and enable you to make the right decisions for your organization to achieve your sustainability goals. They can be used as-is or customized just for you. Contact us to schedule a two hour, half-day, or full day session.

 

Closing the Loop Modules

These sessions provide a landscape view of the developing closed loop system and cover the background, actors, and current concepts and variables surrounding better products. Modules address multiple product cycles, getting product back from the consumer, infrastructure needs to support the system, key barriers to progress, promise on the horizon, and levers for profitability and product creation.

  • Sustainable Soft Goods Landscape
  • Executive Briefing
  • Design & Product Creation Considerations
  • Reused, Upcycled, and Recycled Products Evaluation
  • Take-Back Programs and Product Returns  

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Textile Recycling Modules

These sessions uncover what happens to garments in today’s system after the first consumer no longer wants them, discuss what technologies exist to reprocess post consumer and post industrial textile waste, explore opportunities to return waste to the supply chain, and embed a critical understanding of the present and future state of reuse, upcycling, downcycling, and recycling of unwanted materials.

  • Multiple Product Cycles
  • Recycling Technologies and Waste as Input
  • Hands-On Reuse and Upcycling

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Consumer Engagement Modules

These sessions are designed to highlight opportunities to draw in consumers and collect the right data to create more value within a brand’s sustainability strategy. Modules explore messaging that is straightforward and changes consumer behavior, maximizing point of sale interactions, and capturing both quantitative and qualitative data to inform sustainability strategies.

  • Educating the Consumer
  • In Person Point of Sale
  • Data Collection

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