Announcing ACTA's 2020 Committee Members. With great anticipation it's time we share our exceptional new Committee as they support and eagerly guide ACTA towards a prosperous future in supporting industry.
In light of the Covid-19 outbreak, and the stress it has placed on textile supply chains across all sectors, ACTA is holding the active pursuit of new members in industry.
Having led the national discussion around circular textile recovery over several years, the method and approach of the ACFC and ACTA have evolved to reflect the current need for action
A new disruptive frontier sweeps retail. One equally as ubiquitous to modern slavery. The buzzword sustainability has become synonymous with fashion.
It begs the obvious question, how do luxury brands stay elusive and desirable, even when they’re not selling product? The poor sales tracking in retail and consumer markets has been prevalent for a number of years.
Fortunately for us, Good On You is spreading the word on how consumer’s can make better choices for purchasing ethically produced fashion – and most importantly still look super chic!
Did you catch the super successful ‘War on Waste’ series in 2017? Remember the enormous pile of clothes dumped in Sydney’s CBD?
A national clothing take-back scheme in a country of around 25 million people would help to avoid disruption to the fashion industry caused by mandatory regulations, according to founder of the Australasian Circular Textile Association, Camille Reed.
Traditionally, the textile industry operates on a linear system. Historically it has been in operation for centuries, today, it is outdated. As we turn toward circularity and a zero-waste system the linear model is fast becoming irrelevant.
It's no secret Australians love fashion – we're the world's second largest consumer of textiles – however it seems we're not as passionate about our clothing's longevity.