Each year, more than 100 billion garments are made and around $450 billion worth of textiles are thrown away around the world. Our throwaway culture and the growth of fast fashion have had a tremendous impact on not only the environment but also comes at an unintended human cost. In this session, we’ll learn more about what makes the industry so unsustainable and what can be done to make the fashion supply chain more sustainable and equitable.
Join Metro's Solid Waste Division and Urban Green Lab twice a month for “Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream”, an educational series focused on how Nashvillians can better reduce, reuse, and recycle, and live more sustainably.
Hosted by Metro Nashville's Waste Reduction Program Manager Jenn Harrman and Urban Green Lab’s Sustainability Education Manager Patrick King, "Sustainable in the City: Thinking Upstream" features interviews, webinars, and panel discussions with Nashville’s top experts in all areas of waste and sustainability.