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    Name: New York Textiles Summit: Innovations in Textiles Manufacturing, Waste Reduction, and Reuse
    Date: September 13, 2017
    Time: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Join expert speakers who will discuss a range of key issues, including:
    • How companies can design clothing -- with both natural and synthetic fibers -- to be more repairable, reusable, and recyclable;
    • The role that retailers like Patagonia, Eileen Fisher, and H&M can play in taking back clothing and increasing recovery;
    • New, innovative technologies aimed at increasing recycled content in apparel;
    • Existing domestic and international markets for post-consumer textiles, and how we can grow those markets globally; and
    • New initiatives recyclers, researchers, retailers, and others are undertaking to overcome technical challenges in textiles reuse and recycling. 
    Location:
    Fashon Institute of Technology
    227 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001
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