Sustainable Fashion in a Circular Economy

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Abstract

The promotion of sustainable fashion within a circular economy is a vital contemporary topic. This publication presents up-to-date research about the various levels of circularity at work in the fashion industry. Experts of design, consumption, business and industry explain how circularity in the production and consumption of fashion can be approached in manifold ways. This collection of texts highlights the fresh, critical thinking that is currently influencing the fashion industry to adopt the practice of sustainable transformation within a circular economy.

The publication addresses the following themes:
How to include consumers within the changing process of fashion consumption?
New design and business strategies for the circular transformation of fashion.
Developing a systems approach to circularity, which includes the recycling and recovering of materials at an industrial level.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherAalto ARTS Books
Number of pages253
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-60-0090-9
ISBN (Print)978-952-60-0089-3
Publication statusPublished - 2018
MoE publication typeC2 Edited books

Keywords

  • sustainable fashion
  • circular economy
  • textile waste
  • recovering
  • sustainable consumption
  • sustainable business

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