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2020

CU Museum of Natural History exhibit

Trash the Runway® aims to propel young people toward environmental and social responsibility and to inspire their confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills for the benefit of the greater good. This hands-on workshop and design competition, run by the Creative Lab at Common Threads in Boulder, is now in its 11th year. 

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June 26, 2020 Trash the Runway Matches Fashion and Sustainability

Since 2009, TTR has showcased the design work of local middle and high school students. The 90-minute competition emphasizes using entirely recycled and found materials—especially ones thrown away on a regular basis—giving students the chance to become both more environmentally aware and creative. Think: An evening gown made from an old trampoline mat...

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June 25, 2020 TRASH THE RUNWAY® RECYCLED COUTURE IS GOING VIRTUAL

FOR ITS 11th YEAR, TRASH THE RUNWAY® RECYCLED COUTURE IS GOING VIRTUAL Trash the Runway®, traditionally a sold-out live runway show competition, is going online! Tune in on June 30TH at 7 pm MST on Boulder8TV or at  fundraisingeverywhere.com/trashtherunway for TTR virtual, which will deliver the haute-est recycled couture yet. BOULDER, COLORADO – Every Spring, …

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June 25, 2020 Trash the Runway delivers repurposed style with virtual show

Since 2010, Trash the Runway – Recycled Couture, formerly Recycled Runway, has provided a platform for aspiring designers to craft eye-catching creations from candy wrappers, aluminum foil, worn pointe ballet shoes, busted bike tubes and even strips of carpet...

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2018

Dec 28, 2018 TRASH THE RUNWAY™- REYCLED COUTURE GEARS UP FOR ITS 10TH YEAR

Every Spring, for the past nine years, young designers from around the Metro Area work tirelessly for months to create stunning couture. Their creations are showcased in a final fashion show and competition to an historically sold-out crowd at The Boulder Theater. There is always a range of couture...

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