S3E4 Ethical Apparel

Episode Summary In this episode I am speaking with Ilka White, an artist and textiles worker who has been investigating ways to make wearing clothing more sustainable.  We talk about fast fashion and its antidote – the fibreshed movement – and everything in between.  Basically, what considerations come into play when you want to chooseContinue reading “S3E4 Ethical Apparel”

S1E7 Repair Cafe

At the time of this interview Chris Hooper had been running a monthly Repair Cafe in Castlemaine for over a year. In that time they saved over 600kg of waste from being thrown out; objects, clothing and mechanical items that can now live to see another day.  In this episode I speak to Chris aboutContinue reading “S1E7 Repair Cafe”

S1E3 Boomerang Bags

Ginny is the force behind Boomerang Bags Castlemaine.  She and a group of dedicated volunteers have been following the Boomerang Bags model; sewing and offering upcycled cloth bags to the public of Castlemaine in the hopes of helping us all transition away from plastic bags and towards more sustainable options.  This episode was created inContinue reading “S1E3 Boomerang Bags”