EUROSPAR has announced that is it supporting 'the world’s largest sustainable fashion competition for young people', Junk Kouture.
The Junk Kouture Final 2023 Powered by RTÉ returns to the 3Arena, Dublin on 4 May 2023, where 80 design teams from post-primary schools across Ireland will battle it out for one of 10 places up for grabs to represent Ireland at the next Junk Kouture World Final.
The winning designs selected by a panel of Junk Kouture judges will compete against fifty other teams from Abu Dhabi, London, Paris, Milan and New York later this year.
The Junk Kouture Dublin City Final 2023 Powered by RTÉ will be filmed for TV and broadcasted on RTÉ 2 and the RTÉ Player later this year.
Commenting at the official announcement of the sponsorship, Peter Dwan, sales director, EUROSPAR, said, “At the heart of EUROSPAR is an unbreakable commitment to responsible retailing, all underpinned by our focus on providing sustainable grocery shopping experiences to the many communities that we serve across Ireland.
Dwan noted that one of the supermarket group's key objectives over the coming years is to raise awareness around food waste and to drive behavioural change amongst consumers in relation to recycling.
"Junk Kouture have revolutionised how society views recycled goods and made sustainability exciting for younger people in Ireland, we are hugely excited to work with them on this partnership.”
According to EUROSPAR Junk Kouture will engage deeper into communities across Ireland through its expansive nationwide footprint, helping to spread that all important message of living sustainably.
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