Turning old clothes into everything new

Related Keywords: aerogels, Australia, clothing waste, cotton, Deakin University, fabrics, fiber, nanoscale, polyester, Textiles

Australia
Turning old clothes into everything new
Summary: 
Australia has a fashion problem. More than 500,000 tonnes of clothing waste is sent to landfill each year. But a new way of recycling could redirect some of our unwanted textiles from polluting the

Australia has a fashion problem. More than 500,000 tonnes of clothing waste is sent to landfill each year. But a new way of recycling could redirect some of our unwanted textiles from polluting the environment, by repurposing cotton waste into anything from new clothes to prosthetic knees.

Developed by our team at Deakin University, where we work on designing materials and processes for a circular economy, this solution for recycling textiles involves dissolving cotton and regenerating it into brand-new cellulose – a complex, strong carbohydrate with many industrial uses.

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Unfortunately many company gradings on human rights and welfare remain disappointing

Related Keywords: apparel, Australia, brands, clothes, denim, environmental impact, Ethical Fashion, fashion, Fashion Brands, fashion companies, Fashion Revolution, footwear industry, global apparel, greenhouse gas, production process, supply chain, T-Shirts, workers

Australia
Unfortunately many company gradings on human rights and welfare remain disappoin
Summary: 
Australian fashion brands are becoming more transparent about how they make their clothes, but there is still much more to be done on workers’ rights, living wage and environmental impact. That’s according to the findings in the latest Ethical

Australian fashion brands are becoming more transparent about how they make their clothes, but there is still much more to be done on workers’ rights, living wage and environmental impact.

That’s according to the findings in the latest Ethical Fashion report, published by Baptist World Aid, which surveyed more than 130 companies with 480 brands.

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Australian wool price high due to growing Chinese demand

Related Keywords: about Au$3 billion, all wool imported, approx. $2.28 billion, Australia, Australian wool prices, China accounts for over 70 percent of the value, China utilizes 60 percent, Chinese companies use Australian wool, consumed by Chinese, manufacturing a range of products, record high this season, touched wool exports, world’s largest wool producer

Sydney
Australian wool price high due to growing Chinese demand
Summary: 
Australia, the world’s largest wool producer has touched wool exports at about Au$3 billion (approx. $2.28 billion) of which China accounts for over 70 percent of this value. China utilizes about 60 percent of all wool imported for making products that are consumed by the Chinese, compared to almost full re-export of wool around 15-20 years ago. Chinese companies use Australian wool for manufacturing a range of products including apparel, sportswear and shoes. Strong demand from growing affluent Chinese consumers has pushed up Australian wool prices to a record high this season.

Australia, the world’s largest wool producer has touched wool exports at about Au$3 billion (approx. $2.28 billion) of which China accounts for over 70 percent of this value. China utilizes about 60 percent of all wool imported for making products that are consumed by the Chinese, compared to almost full re-export of wool around 15-20 years ago. Chinese companies use Australian wool for manufacturing a range of products including apparel, sportswear and shoes. Strong demand from growing affluent Chinese consumers has pushed up Australian wool prices to a record high this season.

https://www.fashionatingworld.com/new1-2/australian-wool-segment-set-for-strong-growth-following-chinese-demand
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Woollen manufacturers to explore new markets to increase exports

Related Keywords: abolition of import duty, accounts for seventy percent, Australia, decline in woollen products exports, facing slowdown, Germany and China, increase duty drawback rates, planning to increase exposure in Kazakhstan, reduce dependency on the US and European markets, speedy release of drawback, total woollen exports of India, Woollen manufacturers

Chandigarh
Woollen manufacturers to explore new markets to increase exports
Summary: 
The woollen manufacturers are planning to increase their exposure in Kazakhstan, Australia, Germany and China concern over relentless decline in woollen products exports and also to reduce its dependency on the US and European markets, that accounts for 70 percent of the total country’s woollen exports which is presently facing slowdown.

The woollen manufacturers are planning to increase their exposure in Kazakhstan, Australia, Germany and China concern over relentless decline in woollen products exports and also to reduce its dependency on the US and European markets, that accounts for 70 percent of the total country’s woollen exports which is presently facing slowdown.

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/business/decline-in-exports-alarming-say-woollen-manufacturers-look-for-new-markets/282224.html
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Sri Lankan apex export facilitator EDB links with three new apparel markets

Related Keywords: Apparels are Sri Lanka's topmost merchandise exports, Australia, finally linked with EDB and Lankan apparel giant, high powered multinational buyer team, India and Denmark, set an ambitious new export target, Sri Lanka’s apex export facilitator EDB, to link with nine top global retailers, top fashion retailers of Brazil

Colombo
Sri Lankan apex export facilitator EDB links with three new apparel markets
Summary: 
After a three-year long resolute quest since 2012 by Sri Lanka’s apex export facilitator EDB to link with nine top global retailers, a visiting high powered multinational buyer team has finally linked with EDB and Lankan apparel giants on Nov.27 at Mt Lavinia Hotel.

After a three-year long resolute quest since 2012 by Sri Lanka’s apex export facilitator EDB to link with nine top global retailers, a visiting high powered multinational buyer team has finally linked with EDB and Lankan apparel giants on Nov.27 at Mt Lavinia Hotel.

The State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe upon hearing the development over the phone and added that they believe that this breakthrough could help them to move towards their new apparel export target set by the industry. This is a good news for their surging apparel sector.

http://www.news.lk/news/business/item/11111-edb-links-with-three-new-apparel-markets
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