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Ingun Grimstad Klepp

Ingun Grimstad Klepp


Klepp works with research on sustainable textile, clothing, laundry and leisure consumption and has written numerous articles and books of these themes. The relationship between textiles, social and physical characteristics and how these are woven together is at the core of her interest and she loves popular dissemination and new methods.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines

Folklore studies, ethnology

Subject areas

Environment   Gender   Health   Research method   Body   Material Culture   Environmental pollution   Industry   Dissemination of science   Cultural History   Clothing   Wool   Outdoor life   Interdisiplinary science   Consumer behaviour   Clothing consumption   Art apretiation   Waste   Service Lifetime   Environmental sustainability   Sharing economy   Laundry   Hauswoork

Research projects

Scientific publications

Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Haugrønning, Vilde; Throne-Holst, Harald; Strandbakken, Pål (2020). Increasing repair of household appliances, mobile phones and clothing: Experiences from consumers and the repair industry. Journal of Cleaner Production . Vol. 282.

Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (2020). What Affects Garment Lifespans? International Clothing Practices Based on a Wardrobe Survey in China, Germany, Japan, the UK, and the USA. Sustainability . Vol. 12.

Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Kettlewell, Roy; Wiedemann, Stephen (2020). Laundry Care Regimes: Do the Practices of Keeping Clothes Clean Have Different Environmental Impacts Based on the Fibre Content?. 31 p. Sustainability . Vol. 12.

Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi; Wiedemann, Stephen G. (2020). Clothing Lifespans: What Should Be Measured and How. 21 p. Sustainability . Vol. 12.

Wiedemann, Stephen G.; Biggs, Leo; Nebel, Barbara; Bauch, Katarina; Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Swan, Paul G.; Watson, Kalinda (2020). Environmental impacts associated with the production, use, and end-of-life of a woollen garment. 14 p. The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment .

Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Haugrønning, Vilde Anine Rydal; Throne-Holst, Harald; Strandbakken, Pål (2019). Is It Worth It? Repair of Household Appliance, Mobile Phones and Clothing. Segalàs, Jordi; Lazzarini, Boris (Ed.). Proceedings of the 19th European Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production Circular Europe for Sustainability: Design, Production and Consumption. 1003. p. 1003-1016.

Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (2019). A Louse in court: Norwegian knitted sweaters with "lus" in big-time criminals. Turney, Joanne (Ed.). Fashion Crimes. Dressing for Deviance. 12. Bloomsbury Academic.

Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi (2019). «Ты это сам/а связал/а?», или Почему норвежцы вяжут одежду сами. Aliabieva, Liudmila; Grigorieva, Tatyana; Petrov, Sergey (Ed.). Теория моды: одежда, тело, культура. Норвегия. p. 161-179. Novoe Literaturnoe Obozrenie.

Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi; Skuland, Silje Elisabeth (2019). Uniformity Without Uniforms: Dressing School Children In Norway. Borch, Anita; Harsløf, Ivan; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad; Laitala, Kirsi (Ed.). Inclusive Consumption: Immigrants' Access to and Use of Public and Private Goods and Services. 3. p. 39-62. Universitetsforlaget.

Laitala, Kirsi; Klepp, Ingun Grimstad (2019). Dressing a Demanding Body to Fit In: Clean and Decent with Ostomy or Chronic Skin Disease. Social Inclusion . Vol. 7.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete