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Science Matters Brown Bag Forums: Fast Fashion – The Environmental Impact of What We Wear
February 19,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library and Kansas City Public Library.
The program will be held in the Helzberg Auditorium of the
Kansas City Public Library – Central Library, 14th W 10th Street.
About the Science Matters Brown Bag Forums
Science Matters Brown Bag Forums are monthly lunch-and-learn programs co-sponsored by the Linda Hall Library and the Kansas City Public Library. The events will be held in the Helzberg Auditorium in the Central Library. The forums will focus on science-related topics that impact Kansas Citians. Bring your lunch and join the conversation!
The February 19 program
Eileen Bobowski, Executive Director of The Sewing Labs, and Bob Grove, President of the Climate Council of Greater Kansas City, will analyze the economic, environmental, and health impacts of the clothing industry and the latest research in sustainable alternatives.
Bob Grove, President of the Climate Council, is a professional grassroots organizer, an environmental activist, and an advocate for clean energy, mass transit, and sustainable food choices. He has worked for many metro area organizations including the Deportation Defense Legal Network, Legal Observer of Greater Kansas City, and the Thomas Hart Benton Missouri Sierra Club.
Originally from Chicago, Eileen Bobowski came to Kansas City to direct an area in the Creative Division at Hallmark. After successfully leading her team through growth and innovation, Eileen entered the nonprofit sector serving greater Kansas City, where she now serves as Executive Director of The Sewing Labs.
The event is free and open to the public; however, e-tickets are required. Please note that the event will be held in the Helzberg Auditorium at the Kansas City Public Library – Central Library at 14th W 10th Street.
Spring Science Matters Brown Bag Forums
- January 15: Reversing Global Warming – Green House Gas Reduction & Sequestration
- February 19: Fast Fashion – The Environmental Impact of What We Wear
- March 18: Mass Transit – A Comparative Analysis of the Environmental Impact of Transportation
The Central Library parking garage is located directly west of the Central Library building on the northwest corner of 10th & Baltimore. Please note that the parking garage has a maximum eight-foot clearance.
This program is funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Its content is solely the responsibility of the Linda Hall Library.