Development of a Sustainable Model for Repurposing Apparel and Textiles: A Case Study of TRAID

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Development of a Sustainable Model for Repurposing Apparel and Textiles: A Case Study of TRAID

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Research Question

What is the environmental model used by TRAID? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this model? What is the business model used by TRAID? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this model?

Significance

This project will provide future opportunities for student internship and field study experiences and add to the knowledge base of repurposing apparel and textiles.

Methods Used

Qualitative; the officers of TRAID were individually interviewed.

Conclusions/Outcomes

The results of this research provided valuable insights into the repurposing of apparel and textiles. The existing model for repurposing will be adapted to reflect these insights. This research also opened the door for student internship and field study opportunities.

Publication Date

Spring 2015

City

London

Department

Family and Consumer Sciences

Development of a Sustainable Model for Repurposing Apparel and Textiles: A Case Study of TRAID

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