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Finding New Uses for Old Clothing

An interview with Jana Hawley, Assistant Professor, Textile and Apparel Management

The excitement of innovative research and teaching projects becomes palpable while listening to Jana Hawley describe her work. As an assistant professor in the Textile and Apparel Management (TAM) department at MU, Hawley manages several ongoing projects related to electronic commerce, yet the initiatives she is most passionate talking about involve aspects of textile recycling. Hawley has been looking at clothing at numerous levels of "the discard stage," that is, clothing that people have thrown away as unwanted items.

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Textile Recycling

From an interview with Jana Hawley, Assistant Professor, Textile and Apparel Management

Hawley describes facets of her textile recycling projects.

Savvy Seconds

From an interview with Jana Hawley, Assistant Professor, Textile and Apparel Management

Savvy Seconds, the used clothing store that opened in December 2004 in Boonville, where adults with disabilities gain valuable life skills and work training experience while putting discarded clothing to good use.

Savvy Seconds, cont.

From an interview with Jana Hawley, Assistant Professor, Textile and Apparel Management

More on Hawley’s used clothing store.

Tartan Plaid Project

From an interview with Jana Hawley, Assistant Professor, Textile and Apparel Management

Hawley’s newest teaching project in collaboration with other TAM faculty: Laurel Wilson, Lynn Boorady, and Pam Norum.

Various Other Projects

From an interview with Jana Hawley, Assistant Professor, Textile and Apparel Management

Hawley’s e-commerce research; her collaboration with Textile and Apparel Management professor Laurel Wilson and students to digitize the Missouri Historical Costume and Textile Collection, creating a virtual museum of the costume collection.