Textiles Resources

    

Students at West Ferris Secondary School have been busy this week breathing new life into old items that would...

A new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is calling for major change in the fashion...

Now a small but growing group of innovators is turning to the genius of nature in an attempt to put wastefulness...

 

    

Facts and stats about the growing issue of textiles waste.

Typically when we think about the relationship between water and clothes it’s about which rinse cycle to use on...

The numbers are staggering: estimates show that Ontario generates 500,000 tonnes of clothing and textile waste...

In North America, consumers are buying -- and getting rid of -- five times as much clothing as we did 25 years ago...

“The clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world...second only to oil,” the recipient of an...

 

    

Textile waste is a big issue, one that I find is not talked about a lot.  According to this article, the average...

A multidisciplinary Cornell design and research team, assembled to tackle the environmental problem of post-...

We wanted to share with you some of the problems that have been on our minds lately and the discoveries we have...

It’s the holy grail for the fashion industry: Can manufacturers seamlessly close the loop on fabric, so an old T-...

In a world of excess, innovation comes not just in designing something new and different, but also designing...

 

    

In the spirit of promoting rewear and reuse, we have partnered with Value Village® to challenge all Ontario and...

Six easy ways you can reduce your textiles waste. 

One of the biggest misconceptions that consumers have is that we should only donate clothes that are gently used....

The following post about clothing waste is written by College of Textiles student Jon Millner, who is the spring...

Markham residents have no excuse to live with messy closets anymore. A novel...