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Development of a Sustainable Model for Repurposing Apparel and Textiles: A Case Study of TRAID

Erin Irick

Erin Irick, University of Wyoming

Publication Date: 2015
Department: Family and Consumer Sciences
City: London

Research Question
What is the environmental model used by TRAID? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this model? What is the business model used by TRAID? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this model?

Significance
This project will provide future opportunities for student internship and field study experiences and add to the knowledge base of repurposing apparel and textiles.

Methods Used
Qualitative; the officers of TRAID were individually interviewed.

Conclusions/Outcomes
The results of this research provided valuable insights into the repurposing of apparel and textiles. The existing model for repurposing will be adapted to reflect these insights. This research also opened the door for student internship and field study opportunities.


Recommended Citation
Irick, Erin, "Development of a Sustainable Model for Repurposing Apparel and Textiles: A Case Study of TRAID" (2015). CGS Faculty Awards 2015. 12.
https://repository.uwyo.edu/cgs_fac_2015/12

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