Talks: Sustainable Textiles and Technology

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:30pm

 
 
Free

Open to All at No Cost

Evrnu, Seattle textile recycling startup, transforms textile waste into pristine new fiber. Evrnu has invented the only regenerative fiber made from post-consumer textile waste. Stacy Flynn, textile and apparel industry veteran, will talk about Evrnu fiber technology and sustainable textiles.

Ragfinery is a nonprofit training business and textile reuse center in Bellingham. They collect unwanted garments and textiles and determine creative reuse value to keep them out of landfills. Manager Shan Sparling will talk about Ragfinery and the important role that textile recycling/reuse can play in the community and for the world.

Part of the Coded Threads exhibition.

 

For disability accommodations, please contact the department presenting the event. Disability access information is available online at Parking Services, and further resources can be found on Western's Disability Resources website.

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