4 Dec 2023

Rethinking what happens to unwanted textile waste

From Afternoons, 1:35 pm on 4 December 2023

Textiles are everywhere but it's fair to say most of us probably don't know that much about what goes into making them, or in fact disposing of them.

It's estimated that Aotearoa sends up to 200,000 tons of textile waste to landfill every year.

Local Wellington artist Genevieve Rae is aiming to change how we look at textiles.

Genevieve speaks to Jesse.

Genevieve Rae at the loom

Genevieve Rae at the loom Photo: Patina Photography