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Events for March 4, 2019 x
Sustainability Perspectives Talk by Laura Taylor: "Fashion Sustainability Options"
Mar 4 @ 12:15pm

The Sustainability Perspectives Series presents "Fashion Sustainability Options: On Pace for a Healthier Fashion Industry" with Laura Taylor, instructor of Fashion Business Merchandising at Genesee Community College.

Varied fashions are required to fill the needs of diverse consumer target markets, resulting in a range of slow fashion and fast fashion products. The fast/slow fashion spectrum results in unique sustainability barriers and challenges in the fashion industry. This presentation explores current industry, business, academic and consumer contributions to a sustainable fashion industry that can encourage small changes in our behavior.

This event will take place at 12:20 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019 in the de Witt Lecture Room (Zabriskie Hall 106) on the Wells College campus. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend.

This talk is part of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment's Sustainability Perspectives Series. Wells is committed to providing access to all events; anyone needing assistance should contact Marian Brown, director of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, as soon as possible at mbrown@wells.edu or 315.364.3304.

Events for March 25, 2019 x
Sustainability Perspectives Talk by Theresa Evans: "Recycling Is Mightier Than the Sword"
Mar 25 @ 12:15pm

The Sustainability Perspectives Series presents "Recycling Is Mightier Than the Sword" with Theresa Evans, recycling specialist at the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency.

The Chinese government recently announced a "National Sword" campaign to cut down on recycling contamination. China is a major player with significant influence in global recycling markets and their "sword" has caused many U.S. municipalities to rethink their recycling programs. Whether this changes what is accepted in curbside recycling, raises costs felt by taxpayers or impacts paper mills and other infrastructure in this country, a lot is happening with recycling right now. Learn about this dynamic and changing industry, current and future recycling trends and actions you can take at home to help ensure that recycling remains strong in New York State. Bring your toughest trash questions and try to stump the expert!

This event will take place at 12:20 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019 in the de Witt Lecture Room (Zabriskie Hall 106) on the Wells College campus. Admission is free, and all are welcome to attend.

This talk is part of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment's Sustainability Perspectives Series. Wells is committed to providing access to all events; anyone needing assistance should contact Marian Brown, director of the Center for Sustainability and the Environment, as soon as possible at mbrown@wells.edu or 315.364.3304.

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