'Bleak Chic' Clothing Research Survey

We are doing some research into our relationship with clothing and consumption in Hobart, and its impact on the environment. The data from this survey will be utilised to increase awareness, and knowledge regarding the impact of fashion on the environment. Please answer this survey as honestly as you can! 

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* 1. What is your gender?

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* 2. What is your age?

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* 3. On the whole, where do you acquire most of your clothing?

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* 4. When you go shopping for clothes, which of the following factors matters the most? (Rate 1 being the most important and 7 the least)

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Cost
Look
Whether it is in fashion
Longevity (how long it lasts)
Quality of materials
Environmental/ethical factors

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* 5. Which of these factors (if any) do you consider when purchasing clothing?

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* 6. Do you have any unworn clothing or shoes in your wardrobe? if so approx. how many items?

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i We adjusted the number you entered based on the slider’s scale.

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* 7. Do you repair your own clothes/have them repaired when damaged or worn?

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* 8. What do you do with unwanted clothes?

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* 9. What are your reasons for getting rid of your clothes

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* 10. Do you check the quality of the seams before buying an item of clothing?

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* 11. Do you check the quality and type of material before buying?

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* 12. Do you think there is enough information in high street clothing stores/clothing brands about the product regarding its manufacture (source and labour), type of materials and recyclability of garments?

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* 13. Have you ever consciously/knowingly purchased clothing labelled as sustainable, organic, or ethical?

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* 14. What is your opinion on 'eco' clothing?

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* 15. If businesses provided a repair service guarantee as part of the cost of clothing purchased, would you utilise it? 

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* 16. Approximately how many times do you use the washing machine per week?

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* 17. Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey, it will be invaluable to our research. If you have any thoughts or comments about the survey or on clothing/sustainability in general please leave in the box below. 

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