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Interview with Nina Marenz, Founder of The Sustainable Angle

Updated: Dec 2020

Stakeholders

  • Researchers or innovators
  • Synthetic fiber professionals
  • Textile and fashion designers
  • Textile fiber cultivation professional
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals

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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.

Read more: Interview with Nina Marenz, Founder of The Sustainable Angle

Topics

Design textile products for recyclability and long term usage

Formulating the criteria that builds susrainable fashion value chains

Resources to develop knowledge in textile and fashion sustainability

Tools that help assess impacts of the different textile materials

Advice for talent seeking to build a fashion career in sustainability

Geography

| United Kingdom

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