Costume

  • Purchase second-hand or recycled clothing and accessories when appropriate
  • Support Canadian and BC designers with environmental credentials
  • Avoid the use of garments and accessories made from endangered species
  • Repair and alter garments rather than buying new
  • Avoid clothes requiring Dry Cleaning processes
  • Prefer dry-cleaners who use energy-efficient machines and do not use the solvent perchloroethylene
  • Re-use coat hangers and plastic garment covers
  • Store and recycle garments/costumes when possible