Interview with Nina Marenz, Founder of The Sustainable Angle - Library @ E2Expo
Updated: Dec 2020
BoF sits down with the founder of The Sustainable Angle, Nina Marenz, to hear how she built her career in the nascent field of sustainable fabrics. The Sustainable Angle’s main initiative is the Future Fabrics Expo, the largest dedicated showcase of innovative and sustainable material solutions, showcasing over 5000 materials from more than 150 suppliers.
She details her journey wherein interacting with industry wide product and apparel designer to lead her to establish The Sustainable Angle. She talks about how designers have the expertise to make a product that has a lower impact. 80 percent of a product’s environmental impact is decided upon at the design stage.
She also lists higher education fashion programs and resources for aspiring sustainability textile professionals to cultivate the knowledge and make use of tools that help create sustainable textile products.