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Greenwashing is conveying a false impression that a company's products are more environmentally sound than they really are. We all want to sustain our planet by choosing sustainable fabrics and furniture. But what are the changes on the horizon which make a real difference to the planet – and how much is just ‘greenwashing’?

Join Dr Rosann Murray-Langdon for an honest look at how we can see through the hype to furnish our houses sustainably. After completing her MA at the Royal College of Art, Rose went on to have a successful career as a knitwear designer working for an internationally renowned swatch studio, followed by working for suppliers and ta contemporary brand. She returned to education to understand better the issues and possible solutions to the environmental challenges in the textile industry, gaining an MSC from the University of Leeds. She enjoys teaching and bringing enthusiasm and knowledge to education teaching at Higher Education level. She teaches digital skills, contextual studies, sustainability, and design development for textiles. Rose is currently researching the association between education and sustainability, looking at the intervention points that can lead to change at an industry level.

  • Textile pots with real trees and a wind generator in them