Ursula de Castro & Lucy Segal

Ursula de Castro (fashion designer, left) and Lucy Segal (journalist, right) explain the concept of up-cycling “the fashionable cousin to recycling”. They explore changing the waste paradigm, and what can be done on a visual, intimate, personal level. They discuss the two million tonnes of landfill created every year from fashion. They argue for taking VAT off ethical designers, and explain how with such a huge industry needs a coherent plan for to satisfy environmental consumers.