Aalto Sustainability Talks: Sustainable textiles – still a dream or possible reality?

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Present day textile production is associated with vast environmental and social problems – a paradigm shift throughout the industry is indispensable. In this seminar we discuss how can we reach a sustainable mode of producing and consuming textiles. The presentations sketch the future of sustainable textile production and an entire textile system from the viewpoint of new fiber production methods and transferring to circular economic ways.

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Program

Chairperson:
Minna Halme, Professor of Sustainability Management, Aalto University School of Business

Challenges and possible solutions for sustainable textile fiber production (Part 1)
Herbert Sixta, Professor of Chemical Pulping Technology at Aalto University School of Chemical engineering, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems

Challenges and possible solutions for sustainable textile fiber production (Part 2)
Michael Hummel, Associate professor at Aalto University School of Chemical engineering, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems

The fascinating future of textiles
Pirjo Kääriäinen, Associate professor of Design and Materialities at School of Arts, Department of Design