Feb 9, 2018
The clothing manufacturing process generates about 15 million tons of waste per year, according to the EPA, and 85 percent of apparel we buy ends up in landfill. What can we do about this?
Meet a creative entrepreneur who saw a marketplace gap and formed a non-profit to fill it, helping the environment, budding designers and others, and apparel companies at the same time.
Listen to Jessica Schreiber, founder and CEO of Fabscrap, tell Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson how she saw the huge amount of textile waste going in the trash in her job at the New York City Sanitation Department and started Fabscrap to address the problem.
And, more...like how an obscure state law incentivizes this recycling!
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