Posts tagged Australian Industry
SDG 5 = The Power of Women and Girls

Welcome back to our series delving into the links between the Sustainable Development Goals and Australia’s textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) industry. This time round, we explore the role the our industry can play in achieving SDG 5; Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

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Water & Fashion | Making an Impact on SDG 6

This article is the second in a series delving into the links between the Sustainable Development Goals and Australia’s textile, clothing and footwear (TCF) industry. In this article we explore the role the TCF industry can play in achieving SDG 6 clean water and sanitation for all.

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Delving Into the Links Between the Sustainable Development Goals and the Fashion Industry in Australia

This article is the first in a series describing the links between the Sustainable Development Goals and Australia’s textile, clothing and footwear industry. In this article we explore how the SDGs provide an opportunity for the fashion industry to work with other stakeholders to progress the achievement of the SDGs.

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What will our LEGACY be?

Last Month, AFC were thrilled to be a presenting partner, alongside Fashion Revolution and content partners Intent Journal for LEGACY Responsible Fashion Summit. LEGACY was a monumental 2 days for our Industry, which saw a community of local and international individuals and businesses come together to deep dive into the big and ugly issues our sector is facing, with an emphasis on action and real solutions. Organised by Melinda Tually from Ndless The New Normal and her amazing team, we can’t thank them enough for making this happen and look forward to what is to come next year…

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This Could be a Game Changer...

We’ve all heard the stats and reports on the devastating impact our industry’s textile waste is having on the environment. Hand in hand goes the issue of recycling and the complexities of bringing textiles into this system when the majority are fibre blends. Many are looking for circular solutions here, and finally we may be moving closer to finding some answers. We catch up with Adrian Jones, Co-Founder at BlockTexx, a local team leading the way in textile recycling.

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