Visit the Healthier Materials Lab website and watch their six classes video from the Green Policies Institute:
Do you use any of these materials commonly in your work or personal life? Will you change your behavior as a result of watching these videos? Why do you think so many chemicals exist in contemporary designs?
Learn about Kombucha Leather
Suzanne Lee, Grow Your Own Clothes
and Natural Dyeing practices:
Conduct independent research on the effects of the fashion industry on water and air systems. Post links to two websites that you found the most useful and interesting. Write a few sentences summarizing what you learned.
Naz Ziyal, Kombucha Leather Earrings
Claire Zhou, Kombucha bracelet and rings
Dorinda Luo, kombucha leather iPhone case
Penny Luo (natural dye kombucha earrings)
Vincente Vilar, Natural Dye Tapestry
Karen Fei, Notebook Case
Heather Yoo, Natural Dyed scarf (beet)
Natural Dye sample sheet, Cecelia Zhang