MMU Post Graduate Research student, freelance eco-fashion designer and member of the Stitched Up collective, Sara Han, will discuss the waste situation in the UK and how sustainable design solutions can reduce clothing and textile waste. Sara will talk about the work of Stitched Up, a non-profit co-operative that inspires people to create a sustainable wardrobe through up-cycling and stitching.

Also considering the pertinent issues and ideas surrounding clothing and sustainability – Judy Wong, Teaching Fellow in Fashion and Clothing Technology, will be presenting a range of opinions based upon fast fashion and sustainable clothing.

Book on 0161 275 2648 or museum@manchester.ac.uk, free, adults

http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:q36-he8pogtk-dm9bog/a-sustainable-future-for-manchester

(Image courtesy of John Clark at Resurrect Studios, Afflecks, Manchester http://www.clarkephotography.co.uk/).