Emily Krueger, Manager of Knowledge & Applied Research


Emily’s background is in the field of textiles & apparel, having worked in North Carolina, New York, and Hong Kong, consulting with major retail brands and clothing manufacturers to build better quality garments starting from the inside. In her previous roles she focused on creating and delivering engaging technical product communications, training workshops and knowledge-sharing events. She holds a Master of Design in Design Strategies from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Why I Care About Recycling and a Circular Economy

Emily was drawn to the world of recycling because she believes that we all have a personal responsibility to create positive change for the future. Inspired by her background in textiles, she recognizes the value of materials and has a deep optimism for the potential in developing the circular economy.

Personal Passions and Interests

Emily enjoys tending to her native plant garden and is enthusiastic about all things related to textile, and fiber arts & crafts.