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    • Student uses fermentation to grow textiles

      Monday, 20 November 2017
      VIRGINIA -  A student from Liberty University in Virginia, USA claims to have developed textile materials using a fermentation process, in an effort to reduce waste from textile manufacturing. Luis Quijano... Read More

    • Unifi milestone for recycled Repreve fibre

      Wednesday, 15 November 2017
      GREENSBORO – American synthetic and recycled fibre manufacturer, Unifi, has announced that the company has recycled its 10 billionth PET bottle, which it uses to make its high performance ‘Repreve’... Read More

    • Fluorine-free DWR from Huntsman

      Wednesday, 15 November 2017
      SINGAPORE – Huntsman Textile Effects has launched a new fluorine-free durable water repellent formulation that it says “raises the standard for repellency” compared to other fluorine-free solutions... Read More

    • Tannery project in bid to clean up Ganges

      Tuesday, 14 November 2017
      WAALWIJK – Solidaridad, Stahl and PUM have launched a public-private partnership in an attempt to clean up the Ganges river. The companies say the project aims to lower the environmental impact of... Read More

    • Award for fleece fabric with Tencel inner

      Thursday, 09 November 2017
      MUNICH – In collaboration with the German outdoor brand Vaude, the Italian textile supplier Pontetorto has revealed what it says is the ‘world’s first’ fleece fabric made with fibres that are said... Read More

    • Recycling ‘breakthrough’ on poly/cotton textiles

      Thursday, 09 November 2017
      STOCKHOLM – For the first time a new chemical process has been demonstrated that recovers viscose filaments from polyester/cotton blended fabrics to give three commercial outputs from a single... Read More

    • Australian wool grower calls for end to mulesing

      Thursday, 09 November 2017
      WESTERN AUSTRALIA – A wool grower in Western Australia has called for the practise of mulesing to be stopped after it has been suggested to be cruel and painful by animal rights activists and... Read More

    • Apparel labels to combat microplastics

      Wednesday, 08 November 2017
      MUNICH – Swedish clothing label manufacturer, ACG Accent, has showcased its new ‘Mistral – Save the Sea’ range of labelling for textiles and clothing at the on-going Performance Days exhibition in... Read More

    • Reports aim to boost organic cotton trade

      Wednesday, 08 November 2017
      PARIS – Kering and Textile Exchange have today published two guides on the organic cotton trade, which they hope will provide a blueprint for companies sourcing organic cotton, and accelerate its use... Read More

    • Birla defends viscose pollution allegations

      Thursday, 02 November 2017
      MUMBAI – Aditya Birla says it has put in place a range of new partnerships with the textile value chain to lower the environmental impact of its viscose staple fibre production. The statement comes... Read More

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