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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x49 Amit Kalra: 3 creative ways to fix fashion's waste problem
TV-PG

  • 2018-02-15T05:00:00+00:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

What happens to the clothes we don't buy? You might think that last season's coats, trousers and turtlenecks end up being put to use, but most of it (nearly 13 million tons each year in the United States alone) ends up in landfills. Fashion has a waste problem, and Amit Kalra wants to fix it. He shares some creative ways the industry can evolve to be more conscientious about the environment — and gain a competitive advantage at the same time.

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