Dumping Fashion Waste on Craft Rooms Instead of Landfills

Dumping Fashion Waste on Craft Rooms Instead of Landfills
Retail

A Shanghai-based operation solves wastefulness with a bank-friendly business plan

Leo Lutero
  • 1 march 2016

Manufacturing in China means plummeting costs of production. It may be  good for businesses that it’s getting cheaper to make things, however, it’s now even easier to just throw consumer items to the dump when they don’t meet expectations, stop working, or boast minor defects. Startup the Squirrelz has an interesting idea to tackle fashion’s millions of tons of fabric that stock up landfills: sell them for cheap to creatives.

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