A Scrappy Solution to the Fashion Industry’s Giant Waste Problem

Grist
Grist
Aug 8 · 6 min read
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By Justine Calma

On a sunny June day in Brooklyn, sunlight filtered through the frosted glass in an army terminal turned warehouse, where a dozen or so design students were sifting through a floor-to-ceiling hill of pristine textiles. They ripped apart bundles of cotton and polyester swatches, removing pins and staples and sorting garments into separate…

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