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Going to Zero: The Designers Looking to Cut Fashion Waste

Going to Zero: The Designers Looking to Cut Fashion Waste

Fact: It costs less money for clothing manufacturers to throw away the scraps from their cutting room floors than to recycle them.

Fiction: Not a single designer in the world of fashion cares.

Though the Times says 15-20 percent of the fabric used to create clothing ends up in landfills, a “small but impassioned” group of designers including Mark Liu, Julian Roberts and Zandra Rhodes, in addition to students at Parsons, have dedicated themselves to working toward a “zero-waste” policy in fashion – meaning not a single scrap of fabric thrown out.

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Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

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