A circular economy is restorative and regenerative by design.
Dame Ellen MacArthur
COMING UP AND WERE YOU THERE?
1 Jul – 29 Oct 2023
Beyond the Little Black Dress
Exhibition: National Museum of Scotland
Three lenses upon creative industries within environmental ecosystems: @mellashaw on representing impact upon marine life, @loopertech on life cycle assessment @LynnIWilson on designing for circularity: “A material is only as sustainable as the system it circulates in” @CreateInf pic.twitter.com/TAcvLqANle— chrisspeed (@chrisspeed) September 29, 2023
Were you there in 2023?
14:00-16:30, 16 September 2023
National Museum of Scotland
Film Screening: Fashion Reimagined
31st May 2023
INTRODUCTION TO A CIRCULAR MATERIAL LENS
1 Hour Circular Economy Material Talk
Having just finished a PHD on Cleaning the Loop, focussing on understanding consumer experience within the circular economy, Dr Lynn Wilson explored the pure circular economy philosophy and how this initiated the research into material choice.
30th May 2023 2PM – 3PM
Circular Textiles – INSPIRING SOLUTIONS FOR SCOTLAND’S TEXTILE SECTOR
- Learn about the Circular Economy and what it means for Scotland’s textiles industry.
- Hear inspiring stories from businesses like yours, that have introduced circular practices into their business.
- Discuss the opportunities and challenges.
- LINK TO FULL WEBINAR INFO
19th April 2023
FABRIC of SOCIETY EXHIBITION
THEME: Consumer peer to peer learning, clothing longevity and circularity
Audience – everyone
Fabric of Society Exhibition – short 8-10 minute film, professionally produced, which sets out the global macro problem of over clothing consumption and then focuses in on the micro perspective of consumer problems with keeping clothing in use, followed by what other consumers do to keep clothing in use, but then what happens at end of life when you really don’t want/can’t use a garment, where does it go? Film then goes to a textile recycling company and goes through the different ways clothing is reused.
19th April 2023
THEME: Consumer clothing longevity and circularity for a fairer society working towards carbon net zero 2045
Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group – Circular Economy
60 invited guests
Presentation of a white paper – Consumer Clothing Circularity for Scotland
This paper is aligned to various different Scottish Government strategies and policies and is a call to take consumer clothing acquisition, use and disposal as a series threat to Scotland’s ambition to achieve carbon net zero by 2045, if new consumer systems of clothing reuse and circularity are are not implemented
30th March 2023
Audience: Academic marketing/business ethics text book
Book chapter published that Lynn Wilson writes about clothing poverty and the concept of private sufficiency and public luxury through the concept of clothing circularity
29th March 2023
FOR THE LOVE OF FASHION
For the Love of Fashion | Online event
- Moderator: Caroline Parkinson, Sector Engagement Manager – Creative Industries, Creative Informatics/Edinburgh Futures Institute
- Dr Lynn Wilson, Circular Design Scotland Ltd
- Lynne Craig, Deputy Director, Innovation, Edinburgh Futures Institute,
Programme Director, Design Informatics MA/MFA
This event is in collaboration with Edinburgh Futures Institute, Edinburgh University.
23rd March 2023
CLOTHING CIRCULARITY INDUSTRY & POLICY SOLUTIONS EXPLORED
The one-day symposium, Adam Smith Business School (ASBS), the University of Glasgow in collaboration with the British Standards Institute (BSI), hosted by Dr Lynn Wilson and Professor Deirdre Shaw aims to present new research exploring consumer clothing circularity behaviour and industry and policy solutions. This will be followed by an invite-only workshop exploring the development of a suite of sustainable fashion standards, led by BSI. (Invitation only)
The University of Glasgow – venue TBC
22nd & 23rd March 2023
THEME: FASHION BUSINESS and RESEARCH for a SUSTAINABLE FASHION INDUSTRY
Academia and Business
Audience: Business and Policy led by academia
Design and development of Future of Sustainable Fashion Standards Symposium
Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow and the British Standards Institute
70 invited participants across the fashion supply chain
Keynote lecture: Patrick Grant (BBC, British Sewing Bee)
My key participation: presentation of my PhD research, which is consumer focused. I will also moderate an industry panel discussion
ONLINE EXHIBITION & LECTURE
Launch of the consumer-co-designed exhibition in collaboration with Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Scottish Library Information Council. This is a professionally designed online exhibition and in-person road show in libraries throughout Scotland, exploring with consumers clothing use, circulation and textile reuse and valorisation.
Online exhibitions launch and 40-minute lecture by Dr Lynn Wilson.
Book chapter ‘Private Sufficiency, Public Luxury in Clothing Circularity’ within “Research Handbook on Ethical Consumption: Contemporary Research in Responsible and Sustainable Consumer Behaviour” which will be published by Edward Elgar Publishing.
Book chapter published, exploring George Monbiot’s concept of ‘private sufficiency, public luxury’, in the context of clothing and the circular economy.
11th February 2023
Dr Wilson was a guest panellist, invited by TOAST, to participate in an event at Dovecot studios, discussing consumer behaviour and the practices of clothing longevity through mending.
25th January 2023
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW PODCAST
Launch of podcast series in collaboration with the University of Glasgow.
Podcast Host: Dr Lynn Wilson
Podcast 1: Professor Deirdre Shaw & Rob Harrison, Editor and Founder, Ethical Consumer
Podcast 2: Walter Stahel, Circular Economy Expert, Bettina Heller, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Podcast 3: Professor Linda Price
Podcast 4: Professor Sophie
Podcast 5: Laura Russell, Satisfashion Personal Styling and Alan Wheeler, CEO, Textile Recycling Association, UK
Podcast 6: Professor Deirdre Shaw, Dr Katherine Duffy
17th January 2023
Attending the official opening of the Kalopsia manufacturing site in Dunfermline, opened by the Princess Royal.