Home / Knowledge / News / Company / Eco-friendly Diwali at Pearl Academy of Fashion

Eco-friendly Diwali at Pearl Academy of Fashion

10
Oct '11
Diwali is a festival associated with wealth and there exists a universal belief that the festival is an auspicious occasion to purchase new products. In an effort to minimize waste and keep the festive expenditure down, students from Pearl Academy of Fashion (PAF) have devised a unique concept of celebrating the festival in an eco- friendly manner by recycling old or unused household items.

Mr. S Ramalingam, Director, Pearl Academy of Fashion, Chennai said “People keep buying new clothes during festivals and have piles of old and unused garments. They are always ready to throw out old clothes, linen or textiles and almost never consider recycling as an alternative option. Not only can this help ease pressure on the family's budget, but can also help reduce the environmental impact.”Fashion Design students from Pearl Academy of Fashion conducted a workshop on Recycling, where they demonstrated how old fabrics can be recycled to make new products.

Mr. Ramalingam further added “Eco-friendly is the buzz word among apparel makers across the globe as well as in India. Leading apparel brands like Wills Lifestyle, Woodland, Van Heusen and Benetton have introduced eco-friendly clothing lines to woo the environment-conscious customer. To keep in line with the emerging market trend, PAF conducted a workshop to render skills on the long forgotten art of recycling.”

So, this Diwali do shop for all the stylish and fashionable items that you need but do not forget to first recycle the old items lying at home! Let us all pledge to make this Diwali a more environmentally friendly one. Let the 'riches' of this initiative be enjoyed by generations of Indians to come.

Pearl Academy of Fashion was founded in 1993. It is a leading fashion and design education institute in India. Graduates of the Academy are highly sought after in the fashion and design industry, and a number of PAF alumni are in key positions at leading design houses and fashion companies worldwide. The Academy takes pride in its high caliber faculty, outstanding track record in student exchange, international networking and placements. Pearl Academy has three campuses located in Delhi, Jaipur and Chennai.

Pearl Academy of Fashion


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2021

EU strategy for textiles roadmap published

A roadmap setting out the European Union (EU) strategy for...

Pic: Shutterstock

Retail | On 19th Jan 2021

Retailers may need to alter European supply chains: Fitch

Pan-European retailers may need to adapt supply chains due to the...

Pic: Messe Frankfurt

Textiles | On 19th Jan 2021

Heimtextil, Techtextil & Texprocess postponed until 2022

Messe Frankfurt, the trade fair organiser, has announced that after...

Interviews View All

Textile industry, Head honchos

Textile industry
Head honchos

South India has a very strong manufacturing base

DK Sharma, Velocity Apparelz

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Karan Suratwala, Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Karan Suratwala
Key Textile Accessories Private Limited

Chinese imports are destroying the supply chain

Siddhachakra Weaving (Badiya Fashion),

Siddhachakra Weaving (Badiya Fashion)

Ahmedabad-based Siddhachakra Weaving Pvt Ltd was established in 2011 under ...

Mario Castro,

Mario Castro

Fibraltex is an integral factory dedicated to the production of denim...

Erwin Devloo,

Erwin Devloo

Picanol develops, produces and markets high-tech weaving machines, based...

Asif Rahman, MIP

Asif Rahman
MIP

MIP is a manufacturer and distributor of high-performance textiles and...

Silverio Baranzano, Fitesa

Silverio Baranzano
Fitesa

Fitesa is a leader in the nonwoven fabrics industry, specialising in...

Dave Rousse, INDA

Dave Rousse
INDA

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of ...

Sailesh Singhania, Sailesh Singhania Label

Sailesh Singhania
Sailesh Singhania Label

The Sailesh Singhania label was created to promote handwoven sarees and...

Akta Adani, India Boulevard

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Joe Ikareth, Joe Ikareth

Joe Ikareth
Joe Ikareth

<b>Joe Ikareth</b> has a rock-solid fashion and textiles background, which ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


January 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search