It's time to roll up our sleeves and commit. Individually, collectively, consumers and companies alike; the responsibility needs to be owned by every single person that gets up and puts clothes on every day. Every day when we get up and get dressed, we all have the power to create positive change, and that is an incredibly beautiful thing.
If Simon Lock can raise $75 million for a fashion tech venture and the circular economy is worth $100 billion, why can't we afford the innovative solutions we need to adequately reduce, reuse and recycle in Australia?
Melinda Tually is Fashion Revolution's Australian and New Zealand Coordinator and a Responsible Sourcing Strategist for Ndless: The New Normal. She's an inspiring woman and she's recently added 'Founder of the LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit' to her impressive and extensive resume.
Camille Reed is championing the future of sustainable design and attempting to change the outlook of the Australian fashion industry through her annual event, the Australian Circular Fashion Conference.
When I met Ms Press at the Melbourne launch of her most recent book, Rise & Resist, she was exactly as I thought she’d be. She was beautiful, she was very English, hilarious, honest, and nonchalant about her celebrity status.
It is estimated that between 8 and 13 million tonnes of plastic leaks into the world’s oceans each year to be ingested by seabirds, fish and other organisms, and more than 230,000 tonnes of it are microplastics.