How To Choose Ethical Fabrics Guide

How To Choose Ethical Fabrics Guide

The SFC Team Sunday, 30 July 2017

As we have already discussed in this Masterclass - How To Source Ethical Fabrics - the reasons to use ethical fabrics are numerous and obvious. But, how to do it in a way that is ethical, while also viable for your business? 

It is best to look at your choices on a case-by-case basis. As we have discussed, there are positives and negatives for all materials, which is why some designers find it so difficult to find the perfect, ethical fabric. Each fabric brings with it its own environmental or social impact, and it can be worrisome to find a fabric that is protecting the environment, without, at the same time, jeopardising human rights or health.

This downloadable guide and toolkit will help you identify what your priorities are as a business owner, and help you find the most suitable fibre choices and subsequent fabrics for your products.

In this downloadable you will:

  • Identify which environmental and social impacts are most important to you and your business
  • Be given a list of different options for ethical fabrics, and explanations of how they may or may not align with your ethical priorities
  • Be reminded of what to know when working with a producer or supplier

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