Beyond the Buzzword
It is common to think of industry and the environment as competing interests - the environment limits industry and industry pollutes the environment. In pursuit of sustainability, we are finding ways for industry and environment to co-exist with mutually beneficial outcomes. Fashion is uniquely positioned to set the pace for sustainable development. Think of all the industries involved with clothing production: agriculture, manufacturing, chemical production, transportation, retail, marketing, residential and commercial real estate, etc... Everyone is affected by the fashion industry on a daily basis.
Making the Case for Sustainability
In assessing the sustainability of this system, the three pillar concept is useful to unpack the benefits of each aspect of the Harvest & Mill process. We hope this visual representation will be helpful for understanding the Harvest & Mill model, as well as assessing other models. For more in depth analysis, explore our process here.