Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / BWMB to educate children on sustainability of wool

BWMB to educate children on sustainability of wool

02
Apr '10
Wool is the world's most sustainable fibre' just one of the many facts that children will learn about wool when the British Wool Marketing Board takes part in the Spring Fling event at the Norfolk Showground on April 15th.

Gareth Jones of the BWMB said many children still didn't know very much about wool' some didn't even know it was produced by sheep.

"Sustainability is the buzz word in educating children as we encourage them to become more aware of how we use the planet's resources" and there's nothing more sustainable than wool.

"When many of today's children could see world oil supplies dry up in their own lifetime, a greater awareness of the importance of sustainable fibres like wool is an essential part of their education," said Mr Jones.

The British Wool Marketing Board's stand will have a selection of different types of wool - produced by a range of sheep breeds' to help children understand how each fleece has its own qualities to enable it to be used for various purposes. Examples of wool used to produce yarn, carpets, blankets and other products will be on display.

British Wool Marketing Board


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 15th May 2021

Australian govt earmarks Au$1 mn for boosting fashion industry

The government of Australia has earmarked Au$1 million to promote and ...

Pic: Sorbis / Shutterstock.com

Apparel/Garments | On 15th May 2021

Prime Content| US textiles & apparel imports grow 4.32% in Q1 2021

The import of textiles and apparel by the United States increased by...

Pic: Amanda Wakeley

Fashion | On 15th May 2021

British luxury fashion company Amanda Wakeley enters administration

The British luxury fashion designer Amanda Wakeley’s company, AW...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

One thing is certain, online sales will go up

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Blockchain is not a silver bullet for each and every problem in supply...

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Fashion tech has to be lean and very productive

Benedetta Terraneo,

Benedetta Terraneo

Miko Srl, a subsidiary of US-based Sage Automotive Interiors and a member...

Raiyan Islam,

Raiyan Islam

Founded in 1981 by Sayeeful Islam, Concorde Garments Group is a market...

Dhruv Toshniwal & Udit Toshniwal,

Dhruv Toshniwal & Udit Toshniwal

Launched a year ago, Fashions Pvt Limited conceptualises and sees D2C...

Shujaul Rehman, Garware Technical Fibres

Shujaul Rehman
Garware Technical Fibres

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is a...

Hemant Bheda, Arevo

Hemant Bheda
Arevo

Arevo, based in Silicon Valley in California, develops technology to...

Johann-Philipp Dilo, Dilo Group

Johann-Philipp Dilo
Dilo Group

German company Dilo Group is one of the leading equipment suppliers of...

Sweta Agarwal, A Humming Way

Sweta Agarwal
A Humming Way

A Humming Way (AHW) is inspired by the old-world regalia of Rajasthan...

Ruma Devi, Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

Ruma Devi
Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

Ruma Devi is a jet-setting promoter of artisans who has empowered...

Suman Nathwani, Suman Nathwani

Suman Nathwani
Suman Nathwani

Designer <b>Suman Nathwani</b> talks about her journey of opening a...

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


May 2021

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


Advanced Search