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A Space of Waste

Shah, Karen and Evans, Claire (2016) A Space of Waste. In: Circular Transitions, 23rd - 24th November 2016, Tate Modern. (Submitted)

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Exported waste clothing, emanating from a western context, saturate indigenous African markets but satisfy local clothing needs. This produces a dichotomy in ways in which it is viewed and the necessary actions needed to address the issues of waste within a circular economy. Experiences and outputs from recycling clothing waste in a UK based context are applied to that of a Tanzanian context and methods for re-appropriating this waste back into manufacturing systems are explored. These include ideas for re-exporting remanufactured garments back to their place of discarding and of working cross culturally with local designers and businesses to address indigenous clothing and manufacturing capacities and needs

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture > Fashion thinking
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Depositing User: Karen Shah
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2016 13:24
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2017 09:10
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/30553

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