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    • Recycled sewing thread from A&E

      Friday, 20 October 2017
      NORTH CAROLINA – Industrial textile manufacturer American & Efird (A&E) has launched a new recycled polyester sewing thread designed especially for athletic wear and high-performance apparel. The new... Read More

    • Polluting textile units unplugged

      Wednesday, 18 October 2017
      TIRUPUR – A number of Indian textile printing and washing units which had reportedly discharged untreated chemical effluents have been closed down by government officials after a request from the... Read More

    • Textile suppliers to rate apparel buyers

      Wednesday, 18 October 2017
      DELAWARE – A new initiative underway which plans to give textile and apparel suppliers the ability to anonymously rate their customers – including the big brand retailers – is set to gain new... Read More

    • Report ranks brands on China environmental progress

      Monday, 16 October 2017
      BEIJING – Newly released data from the Chinese government, online monitoring by NGO’s and corporate disclosure agreements has shown the textile industry has boosted its environmental performance in... Read More

    • New report shines light on pesticide use in cotton

      Wednesday, 11 October 2017
      LONDON – Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN UK) has published a report into the current rate of pesticide use in cotton. With support from the C&A Foundation, PAN UK says, while pesticide use... Read More

    • Plans unveiled to boost recycled polyester use

      Tuesday, 10 October 2017
      WASHINGTON – Today more than 40 textile, apparel and retail companies including brands such as Adidas, Dibella, Eileen Fisher, H&M, Lindex, Target and Timberland have signed either commitments or... Read More

    • ‘Optical stamp’ weaves transparency into textiles

      Tuesday, 10 October 2017
      BORÅS – A yarn-based coding system that can be used to track textiles through the supply chain has been developed by a team of researchers at the University of Borås in Sweden. The yarns function... Read More

    • Lenzing debuts Tencel Luxe in Paris

      Saturday, 07 October 2017
      PARIS – ‘Tencel Luxe’, a new lyocell filament yarn from Austrian fibre producer, Lenzing, has been unveiled at an event at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris. The launch featured several speeches, a Q&A... Read More

    • Trevira launches branded recycled polyester

      Thursday, 05 October 2017
      BOBINGEN – Synthetic textile fibre supplier Trevira, which is owned by the Indorama Group, has launched its first branded range of recycled polyester yarns that meet both to the Global Recycled... Read More

    • IFC launches phase two of PaCT

      Monday, 02 October 2017
      DHAKA – At an event in Bangladesh, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group has today launched phase two of the Partnership for Cleaner Textiles (PaCT) program, which aims to drive sustainability in... Read More

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