24 min

Episode 1: Growing Colour The Edge

    • Technology

The fashion industry is responsible for one fifth of global water pollution. It’s all down to the petroleum-based dyes used to colour our clothing: they are synthetic, toxic to the environment, and sullying water systems across the world. But what if there were another way to dye our clothes? What if we could ‘grow’ colour?

The fashion industry is responsible for one fifth of global water pollution. It’s all down to the petroleum-based dyes used to colour our clothing: they are synthetic, toxic to the environment, and sullying water systems across the world. But what if there were another way to dye our clothes? What if we could ‘grow’ colour?

24 min

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