Laura Sansone's Textile Lab Promotes Ethical Textile Production

screen-shot-2016-11-28-at-10-32-19-amLaura Sansone, Assistant Professor of Alternative Fashion Systems at Parsons School of Design, is the founder of Textile Lab, an ongoing project that examines environmentally responsible textile methods and community based systems of production.One of the Textile Lab's primary objectives is to educate the public about fashion waste, which contributes to increased greenhouse gas emissions and leaches various chemicals into the ground. Textile Lab also aims to inform consumers about where their products come from, such as the origin of their materials and how clothing is made.Projects at Textile Lab include: creating dyes from natural materials, such as concord grapes, and crafting regional wool to be spun into yarn.

The Textile Lab has been featured on The Huffington Post.

Check out the Textile Lab's website