Fashion Sustainability Toxicity Workshop

June 21–22, 2012

CCA San Francisco campus see map
1111 Eighth Street (at 16th and Wisconsin)

More information: cca.edu/fashion-sustainability

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Thursday, June 21

• Principles of Sustainability lecture and activity, led by Sissel Waage, environmental, ecosystem services, and sustainability consultant
• Toxicity Indices lecture and activity, led by Eric Wilmanns, cofounder of Brown and Wilmanns Environmental, LLC
• The Traditional Role of Design and Design for Sustainability lecture and activity, led by Bob Adams, designer and IDEO Fellow

Friday, June 22

• Green Chemistry lecture and discussion, led by John Warner
• Ecoliteracy, led by Karen Brown
• Reflections

Eligibility

Our Fashion Sustainability Workshops are geared to professionals working in the following company areas: creative design, textile development, production, sales, marketing, business/costing. Processing skills are not essential. Participants should be practicing fashion professionals (including but not limited to design) who have worked in the industry for at least three years.

Take to the workshop: One or more challenges they have in dealing with toxicity in their business.

Provided: Rubber gloves, pots, measuring cups, burners, dyestuffs, pans