For the past ten years, anti-fashion waste advocate Dr. Christina Dean has been pushing the agenda for a less polluting fashion industry. Today she announces that the EcoChic Design Award, a sustainable fashion design competition challenging emerging fashion designers to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste is now open to US designers.

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“We have to educate fashion designers to improve the dire situation that we’re in with the planet.” – Dr. Christina Dean