Sustainability in Fashion

For: Alvanon

Online course



Sustainability in Fashion is about a common language for professionals in the apparel industry that encourages communication across functions and better decision making during product design. This course defines what sustainability is, explains why designers should care about it, shows how it can be integrated into a product’s lifecycle and illustrates best practices to deal with sustainability issues.


Debera Johnson – Founder of the Pratt Institute/BF+DA.

Tara St James – Production Coordinator & Research Fellow, Zero Waste Manufacturing for BF+DA.

Carolyn Shafer is the s.LAB Director for the BF+DA.


Frame their mission around values unique to them, their company and their end consumer.

Describe the lifecycle of their product from cradle to grave.

Employ sustainability design strategies across the supply chain.

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