Dr. Ashley Holding: In The Media

Our Principal Consultant, Dr. Ashley Holding, is an expert source for articles in trade journals and magazines, as well as being a regular speaker at conferences and webinars. Here are some of his latest appearances and mentions in the press.


Can Bioplastics Really Make Fashion More Sustainable, Biodegradable, or Recyclable?


Are Plant Leathers As Green As Advertised? Q+A w/ Sustainable Materials Expert Dr. Ashley Holding

Green Queen

What Experts Say About Swapping Animal Leather for Vegan Versions

Sourcing Journal

H&M’S Green Machine: A Recycling Solution?

Vogue Business

The Patchy Sustainability of Recycled Polyester / World Sports Activewear (WSA)

Textile – Textile Recycling – Time to Look Beyond Pilots

Apparel Insider

Can a Pair of Jeans Kill the Coronavirus?


Breaking Good

EcoTextile News

Ask A Sustainability Expert: How Do I Find The Most Eco-Friendly Packaging?


5 Actions Companies Can Take To Fix The Ubiquitous Polybag


Are Polybags Still in Fashion?

Packaging Europe

A New Textiles Economy

Ellen MaCarthur Foundation (Expert Contributor)

Interview On Chemical Textile Recycling Technologies

Fibres and Filaments, issue 33, pp. 20-23, Oerlikon Magazine

Polybags In The Fashion Industry: Evaluating The Options

Fashion for Good & The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (Lead Author)


Google Scholar


Plastic Free World Conference & Expo

November 2021 – Moderator

Positive Community – Ask the Expert – Sustainable Packaging

October 2021 – Online

Serai – Fireside Chat – How is technology empowering the circular economy?

September 2021 – Online

Addressing the Challenges of Creating New Sustainable Fibres With Equivalent Functionality

Festival of Circular Economy, April 2021

Circular Materials for the Fashion Industry

Lecture: LDE Centre for Sustainability, Circular Fashion Lab programme, March 2021

Technologies to Enable A Circular Economy for Textiles

Plastic Free World Conference, November 2020

Panel – Textiles In A Circular Economy

Liverpool Fashion Summit and Circular Economy Club, October 2020

Chemical Recycling: Which Technologies Will Transform Waste To Wealth?

Innovation Forum: Future of Plastics, 2019

Sustainable Packaging Coalition Webinar: Polybags

Sustainable Packaging Coalition, 2020

European Outdoor Group: Panel On Single-Use Plastics

Outdoor by ISPO Conference, Munich 2019