Sustainable fashion is simply any change that lessens the impact of the clothing industry on the environment. Any improvement over traditional methods of producing, using, or selling apparel that can be applied throughout the entire fashion industry. What sustainable fashion is and why sustainable fashion matters.
This Maven Profile features Kelly McElroy. Kelly balances being a full time engineer in the nuclear industry with producing the podcast sustainabiliME which focuses on being a positive and encouraging voice in the world of sustainability. So let’s learn more about Kelly and what led her to start sustainabiliME.
Maven Profiles are a section of the Maven Edit Blog highlighting amazing women, their careers, and the impact they’re making. From learning what motivates them to how they got where they are today and even where they’re headed next. In true Maven Way form, we’ll touch on sustainability and a bit of fashion too. Erika Rodriguez of Nadi Marketing This Maven Profile features Erika Rodriguez founder of Nadi Marketing. Nadi Marketing is a marketing agency aimed at helping businesses who want to keep sustainability at their core. So let's dive in and learn a bit more about Erika and Nadi Marketing. Tell us about your background - who is Erika? I’m a daughter, sister, aunt, first-generation professional, Rotaractor, and now...
Fast fashion is a model that’s been on the rise in the US since the 1990’s. It has damaging effects on the environment as well as those involved in the supply chain. Fast fashion is negatively affecting the world we live in. From the over consumption of clothing that drives waste to the unethical labor practices.