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Published on Monday, 10 February 2014

LCA approves spun-dyed modal

Written by John Mowbray

Lenzing ModalUTRECHT – A new life-cycle assessment that compares the overall production of fabrics made with spun-dyed modal to conventionally dyed modal fabrics, has found the cumulative energy use and carbon footprint of spun-dyed modal is around 80 per cent lower, and that water use is 64 per cent lower in the wet processing stage alone.


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