Sustainable Living Festival, Disrupting fashion to save the world: Limiting global warming to 1.5°C.

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Sustainable Living Festival, Disrupting fashion to save the world: Limiting global warming to 1.5°C.

10 February 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


It’s ‘climate crunch time’ and everything we care about (and rely on!) is now under threat. In February 2019, The Sustainable Living Festival – now in its 20th year – is making it a mission to present the very best discoveries to restore a safe climate as fast as humanly possible.

How can fashion help to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees? Find out with us!

Suitcase Rummage and Seljak Brand are bringing together Well Made ClothesOxfamFinding Infinity, and Sustainability Victoria, to talk fashion industry solutions to climate change. The panel discussion on Sustainable Living Festival’s Big Weekend will go beyond the usual conversations around supply chain issues, textiles recycling, buying less and buying better – focusing instead on how fashion can halt its contribution to global warming, drastically and quickly.

We’re also asking attendees (you!) to bring along one old garment (with some semblance of style!) to contribute to the clothes swap at Suitcase Rummage held after the panel discussion.


Time & Date 11am, Sunday 10 February

Location Sustainable Living Festival, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne (we’ll be inside the speakers tent set up next to Suitcase Rummage)

It’s free! Register on the link above. If you can’t make it in person we’ll be streaming LIVE on Instagram.

Panelists Include Courtney Sanders – Well Made Clothes Jessica Wheelock – Oxfam Ross Harding – Finding Infinity Annette Young – Sustainability Victoria

About the festival The Sustainable Living Festival happens in Melbourne in February 2019 with over 300 events exploring climate change and sustainability.

About us Suitcase Rummage is a grassroots market designed to encourage members of the community to engage in ethical exchange, aiming to present an alternative platform for clothing and product consumption. Seljak Brand focuses on closed loop production and diverting textiles waste from landfill, inspiring Australia with their closed loop recycled merino wool blanket made from factory floor offcuts that can be re-manufactured at the end of its useful life.