Sustainable Apparel Workshop - California 2012

Los Angeles, CA: August 21, 2012, at Disney Synergy Lab
San Diego, CA: Postponed to a Later Date

Textile Exchange invites you to a unique workshop focused on sustainability in the apparel and textile supply chain. This will be a hands-on workshop that provides a deep dive into the key aspects of social and environmental sustainability from design to manufacturing. Various exercises will allow attendees to begin implementing alternatives right away into operations through awareness and knowledge, while being primed for future sustainability strategy.  

Sustainable Apparel Workshop in NYC - March 1, 2012
The main content of the workshop will include:

·      Overview on the impacts of the apparel industry, socially & environmentally
·      Sustainable Materials – detailed descriptions on organic, recycled & cellulosic
·      Responsible Processing – dyeing & finishing
·      Ethical Manufacturing
·      Product Integrity, Transparency, Certification & Labeling

This workshop is especially designed for attendees involved in:

·      Buying, Sourcing & Production
·      Design
·      Fabric and Garment Development
·      Marketing and Communication
·      Educators for fashion and design

Companies Registered to Attend as of August 20, 2012
Academy of Art University
Barco Uniforms
Cohesive Trim
Clariant International
Disney Consumer Products
Disney Stores, USA
Egedeniz Textile
Eileen Fisher
Fair Trade USA
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM)
GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard)
Gotcha Covered
I:Collect USA (I:CO)
Lenzing Fibers
Sustainable Cotton Project
Robert Kaufman Co., Inc.
Water Visions
Weinstein PR

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or interest to attend this event, please contact Daren Abney.

Group Exercise from the NYC Workshop on March 1, 2012:

Sustainable Apparel Workshop in NYC - March 1, 2012

Click on the below pdf document to view the current agenda.


Sustainable Apparel Workshop in NYCLos Angeles, CA - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Disney Consumer Products Synergy Lab
512 Paula Avenue
Glendale, CA 91201

Reservation Policy:
To assure your space at the workshop payment must be received before your registration can be processed.

Cancellation Policy:
Before July 21, 2012:
Textile Exchange will issue a full refund until July 21, 2012.  Please note, a $50 processing/service fee will be charged for any cancellation.

Between July 21 -  August 7, 2012:
If you cancel your reservation July 21 -  August 7, 2012 a 50% refund will be issued.

After August 7, 2012:
No refunds are available for cancellations after August 7, 2012.

Substitute attendees are welcome and encouraged at any time. Please email Daren Abney for details.