The heart of sustainable fashion

Related Keywords: chemicals, fabric, fashion, fossil fuel, green, IKEA, manufacturing, material, sustainable, Textile, viscose

Sweden
The heart of sustainable fashion
Summary: 
More than ever, people are looking for more sustainable ways to lead their lives. From the food they eat, to the transport they choose and even to the clothes they wear. Forward thinking retailers and designers such as IKEA and Marimekko have responded by experimenting with more sustainable, alternative materials, but overall our fast-fashion lifestyles and reliance on fossil materials keep us hooked on unsustainable

More than ever, people are looking for more sustainable ways to lead their lives. From the food they eat, to the transport they choose and even to the clothes they wear. Forward thinking retailers and designers such as IKEA and Marimekko have responded by experimenting with more sustainable, alternative materials, but overall our fast-fashion lifestyles and reliance on fossil materials keep us hooked on unsustainable textiles.

So where should we be looking for wardrobes that are green in every color? And what are the problems with our current array of common materials?

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Can self-cooling clothes help in surviving the heatwave in future

Related Keywords: apparel, bikinis, chemicals, clothes, environment, pestisides, self-cooling, technology, temprature, Textiles

United Kingdom
Can self-cooling clothes help in surviving the heatwave in future
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I recently spent two years living in Chicago. As a British person adapting to life in America, I faced various struggles: terrible public transport, the complex rules of baseball, the virtual non-existence of meringues. But none were as all-consuming as the daily struggle to remain at a comfortable temperature. My days were spent either piling on jumpers and thermals, or reluctantly dressing in the lightest

I recently spent two years living in Chicago. As a British person adapting to life in America, I faced various struggles: terrible public transport, the complex rules of baseball, the virtual non-existence of meringues. But none were as all-consuming as the daily struggle to remain at a comfortable temperature. My days were spent either piling on jumpers and thermals, or reluctantly dressing in the lightest materials I could find. Chicago in the winter is so cold that any day above zero degrees is considered balmy.

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G-star's new 'dyed by nature' collection made from upcycled beetroot

Related Keywords: Archroma, biodegradable, brand, chemicals, cotton, dress, dutch, eco friendly, fashion, G-Star RAW, jeans, sustainable, toxic, upcycle

Netherlands
G-star's new 'dyed by nature' collection made from upcycled beetroot
Summary: 
The Dutch fashion brand has joined forces with the Swiss chemical company Archroma on the creation of a sustainable new fall collection dubbed ‘Dyed By Nature'. The series spans separates such as jackets, sweatshirts, jeans and t-shirts for men and women, all dyed with natural ingredients such as upcycled saw palmetto leaf leftovers and beetroot waste that the brand promises are "traceable from earth to product." The result is a range of pieces in soft, earthy hues such as tea rose, navy blue and olive

The Dutch fashion brand has joined forces with the Swiss chemical company Archroma on the creation of a sustainable new fall collection dubbed ‘Dyed By Nature'.

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Australian textile company calls for ban on nylon and PET carpets

Related Keywords: biodegradeable, carpet, chemicals, fabrics, renewable resource, Textile, toxic, woollen

Australia
Australian textile company calls for ban on nylon and PET carpets
Summary: 
Nylon and PET plastic pile carpet should be banned because of toxic chemicals added to them, according to the managing director of Australian woollen carpet company Supertuft. In an open document, Greg Galt voices concerns over "toxic fire retardants" and stain resistant chemicals. "Carpets that have a toxic and non-biodegradable pile are accumulating

Nylon and PET plastic pile carpet should be banned because of toxic chemicals added to them, according to the managing director of Australian woollen carpet company Supertuft.

In an open document, Greg Galt voices concerns over "toxic fire retardants" and stain resistant chemicals. "Carpets that have a toxic and non-biodegradable pile are accumulating on the floors of residences and offices all over the country," he warns. "When it comes time to replace these carpets, local municipalities and governments will realise that they have an environmental catastrophe on their hands."

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Coats launches its new BCI certified cotton thread

Related Keywords: BCI, C2C, chemicals, coats, cotton, dyes, EcoVerde, Tre Cerchi

United Kingdom
Coats launches its new BCI certified cotton thread
Summary: 
British thread producer Coats has launched a duo of new 100 per cent cotton products, both of which have been certified by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) according to the organisation’s sustainable

British thread producer Coats has launched a duo of new 100 per cent cotton products, both of which have been certified by the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) according to the organisation’s sustainable raw material criteria.

The two new BCI-certified releases, Tre Cerchi Vero and Tre Cerchi Vero+, align with Coats’ 2022 sustainability strategy outlined earlier this year.

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Polyester film demand expected to grow in India by 10% in next 5 years

Related Keywords: BOPET, chemicals, China, forcast, India, PET, photovoltaic, polyester, polyethylene terephthalate

India
Polyester film demand expected to grow in India by 10% in next 5 years
Summary: 
Global demand for polyester film, known as BOPET film, would grow at 5.6 percent in the next five years driven by electrical and electronics sector, high-end display screens (OLED)

Global demand for polyester film, known as BOPET film, would grow at 5.6 percent in the next five years driven by electrical and electronics sector, high-end display screens (OLED) and photovoltic cells.

The demand for polyester film, used in packaging, electronics and other industries, is expected to grow by 10 percent in India in the next five years, according to a report.

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Thermoplastic polyester elastomer manufacturers have developed several innovative solutions

Related Keywords: chemicals, fabrics, fibers, market, metals, polyester, report, research, Textile, thermoplastic, thermoplastic polyester elastomer

India
Thermoplastic polyester elastomer manufacturers have developed several innovativ
Summary: 
Thermoplastic polyester elastomer is consists of hard and soft segments. Hard segments include crystalline polybutylene terephthalate, while soft segments include amorphous polyethers. Thermoplastic polyester elastomers

Thermoplastic polyester elastomer is consists of hard and soft segments. Hard segments include crystalline polybutylene terephthalate, while soft segments include amorphous polyethers. Thermoplastic polyester elastomers have flexibility of rubber, strength of plastic, and processibility of thermoplastics. They can be easily processed by convectional thermoplastic processes such as injection molding, calendaring, rotational molding, extrusion, and melt casting. Thermoplastic elastomer is used to manufacture parts of electrical devices, automobiles etc. that requires high temperature.

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Garmon launches white&green line at the Amsterdam Kingpins Show

Related Keywords: apparel industry, Avol Oxy White, chemicals, chemistry, fashion industry, garment treatment, greenofchange, innovation, potassium permanganate, sustainability innovative bleaching, sustainable issue, sustainable jeans, textile chemistry, white&green

Netherlands
Garmon launches white&green line at the Amsterdam Kingpins Show
Summary: 
Garmon Chemicals confirms itself as a pioneer in chemistry specifically applied to garment treatment, at the forefront in terms of product research and active promotion on the sustainable issue. The Dutch show is the ideal stage to present a preview of the latest innovation

Garmon Chemicals confirms itself as a pioneer in chemistry specifically applied to garment treatment, at the forefront in terms of product research and active promotion on the sustainable issue. The Dutch show is the ideal stage to present a preview of the latest innovation born out of Garmon’s volcanic R&D department. It is Avol Lime, the revolutionary and ecologically advanced neutralizing agent. Used in combination with Avol Oxy White (the bleaching agent that represents the safe alternative to potassium permanganate), it allows to obtain a fully safe and sustainable bleaching process.

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Huntsman extends its collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group

Related Keywords: 17th year under partnership, active supporter, another two years, as preferred and sole supplier, Bangladesh textile industry, chemicals, dying auxilliaries, extended partnership and collaboration agreement, Huntsman Textile Effects, industry leading dyes, trusted and preferred supplier, Viyellatex Group, Viyellatex Group continue to use Huntsman

Singapore
Huntsman extends its collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group
Summary: 
Huntsman Textile Effects has been in its 17th year under partnership as a trusted and preferred supplier for the Viyellatex Group has further extended partnership and collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group for another two years. The agreement will see the Viyellatex Group continuing to use Huntsman as its preferred and sole supplier for industry leading dyes, chemicals and dying auxiliaries.

Huntsman Textile Effects has been in its 17th year under partnership as a trusted and preferred supplier for the Viyellatex Group has further extended partnership and collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group for another two years. The agreement will see the Viyellatex Group continuing to use Huntsman as its preferred and sole supplier for industry leading dyes, chemicals and dying auxiliaries.

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/2017/10/viyellatex-group-extends-collaboration-agreement-with-huntsman-for-another-two-years/
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Uzbekistan plans to build another modern textile factory by late 2018

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Tashkent
Uzbekistan plans to build another modern textile factory by late 2018
Summary: 
Uzbekistan to build another modern textile factory till late next year which involve investment to the tune of $92 million as a consistent step aiming at developing its textile industry. The factory will annually produce 10,000 tons of polyester fiber, 10,000 tons of polyester yarn, 20 million running meters of mixed fabrics, and 7,000 tons of blended linen.

Uzbekistan to build another modern textile factory till late next year which involve investment to the tune of $92 million as a consistent step aiming at developing its textile industry. The factory will annually produce 10,000 tons of polyester fiber, 10,000 tons of polyester yarn, 20 million running meters of mixed fabrics, and 7,000 tons of blended linen.

https://www.azernews.az/region/120183.html
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