Development of a Sustainable Model for Repurposing Apparel and Textiles: A Case Study of TRAID
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?
This project will provide future opportunities for student internship and field study experiences and add to the knowledge base of repurposing apparel and textiles.
Qualitative; the officers of TRAID were individually interviewed.
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.
Family and Consumer Sciences
Irick, Erin, "Development of a Sustainable Model for Repurposing Apparel and Textiles: A Case Study of TRAID" (2015). CGS Faculty Awards 2015. 12.