Teijin develops 100 percent recycled cotton-like polyester yarn

Related Keywords: apparel, cotton, fabrics, fashion, fibres, polyester, technology, Teijin, UV protection

Japan
Teijin develops 100 percent recycled cotton-like polyester yarn
Summary: 
Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibres and products converting company, has developed a new cotton-like high-performance polyester material for athleisure fashion. The new material has been developed to combine the look and texture of cotton with superior properties for moisture absorption, quick drying and UV protection. Notably, the cotton-like features are achieved with polyester

Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibres and products converting company, has developed a new cotton-like high-performance polyester material for athleisure fashion.

The new material has been developed to combine the look and texture of cotton with superior properties for moisture absorption, quick drying and UV protection. Notably, the cotton-like features are achieved with polyester filament yarn, not a staple fibre. What’s more, Teijin Frontier’s new material is eco-friendly because it is made with recycled raw materials.

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Saving High-End Waste Materials From Landfill

Related Keywords: entrepreneur, fabrics, fashion, innvovation, luxury, R Collective, sustainability, Textile, upcycling

United States
Saving High-End Waste Materials From Landfill
Summary: 
The R Collective is a clothing brand using some of the industry’s highest quality materials, but with a difference: it rescues excess materials from world-leading luxury designers, and upcycles them to create

The R Collective is a clothing brand using some of the industry’s highest quality materials, but with a difference: it rescues excess materials from world-leading luxury designers, and upcycles them to create something entirely new.

British entrepreneur Christina Dean founded the company in 2017, inspired by a charity she founded in 2007 called Redress, which works to reduce fashion waste and promote a circular fashion industry.

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Ikea working on home textiles made from rice straw and ocean plastic

Related Keywords: fabrics, Forandring, IKEA, Musselblomma, NextWave, Textile, TreetoTextile, yarn

Sweden
Ikea working on home textiles made from rice straw and ocean plastic
Summary: 
Ikea is working on home textiles made from rice straw and ocean plastic. Those were among a host of collaborative innovations announced during the retailer’s annual Democratic Design Days event. Altogether, the latest initiatives are focused on areas including safety, health, food, art/design, urban living

Ikea pursuing alternative fibers in product development.

Democratic Design Days event focuses on innovative home furnishings.

Ikea is working on home textiles made from rice straw and ocean plastic.

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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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Ukrainian technical textiles planning to go big

Related Keywords: clothes, Donbass, fabrics, non woven, production, Textile, Ukraine

Ukraine
Ukrainian technical textiles planning to go big
Summary: 
Ukraine plans to attract up to US$ 300 million of investments in the development of the domestic technical textiles and nonwovens industry in the next several years, according to the Ukrainian

Ukraine plans to attract up to US$ 300 million of investments in the development of the domestic technical textiles and nonwovens industry in the next several years, according to the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers.

This is seen as a response to the recent plans of the Russian government to make heavy investments in the development of technical textiles, mainly to be supplied for the ever-growing needs of the Russian defence sector.

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A garment worker now the new face of fashion

Related Keywords: fabrics, fashion, garment, India, sustainability, Textile

India
A garment worker now the new face of fashion
Summary: 
Ever wondered who cut, dyed or stitched your designer dress? Now, a few ethical brands are giving those nameless ‘karigar credit, and a share of the social media spotlight. Laxmiben Karamta, a pattern cutter

Ever wondered who cut, dyed or stitched your designer dress? Now, a few ethical brands are giving those nameless ‘karigar credit, and a share of the social media spotlight.

Laxmiben Karamta, a pattern cutter who hails from the Rabari tribe, is not your usual fashion model. But just check out Gujarati handcrafted label Okhai’s Instagram page, and you can see a cheerful Laxmiben clad in a red lehenga and black blouse posing in front of a mirror work mud wall, cutting fabric patterns or posing in a pair of sunglasses.

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The Edmonton raised more than $40,000 at last year's fabric sale

Related Keywords: apparels, charity, clothes, fabrics, fashion, foundation, fund raising, grandmothers, HIV, recycling, social, Textiles

United States
The Edmonton raised more than $40,000 at last year's fabric sale
Summary: 
Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation event raised more than $40k last year for AIDS foundation.A roll of recycled fabric — several thousands, actually — sold in Edmonton on Saturday were aimed at stitching the world together. The Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation, "The GANG" for

Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation event raised more than $40k last year for AIDS foundation

A roll of recycled fabric — several thousands, actually — sold in Edmonton on Saturday were aimed at stitching the world together.

The Grandmothers of Alberta for a New Generation, "The GANG" for short, hosted their annual fabric sale at Hardisty School in Edmonton.

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Canton Fair attended by 5,000 textiles, garments firms

Related Keywords: apperals, Chaina, event, export, fabrics, Garments, import, India, Italy, Japan, texitle, trade

China
Canton Fair attended by 5,000 textiles, garments firms
Summary: 
Nearly 5,000 exhibitors from the areas of textiles and garments, shoes, cases and bags, recreational products, medicine and healthcare products and food recently offered a detailed overview of their evolving global

Nearly 5,000 exhibitors from the areas of textiles and garments, shoes, cases and bags, recreational products, medicine and healthcare products and food recently offered a detailed overview of their evolving global trade as part of Phase 3 of the 125th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair).

The fair which opened on April 15 concluded on May 5, and was held in Guangzhou, China.

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TRAID talks about growing cotton without pesticides in Ethiopia

Related Keywords: apparels, bees, clothes, cotton, Ethopia, fabrics, farming, Garments, India, sustainability, Textile, TRAID

India
TRAID talks about growing cotton without pesticides in Ethiopia
Summary: 
Leigh McAlea, Head of Communications, from the UK charity, TRAID talks about growing cotton without pesticides in Ethiopia, which has also revived the local bee population and had a positive

Leigh McAlea, Head of Communications, from the UK charity, TRAID talks about growing cotton without pesticides in Ethiopia, which has also revived the local bee population and had a positive knock-on-effect for the farmers.

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Digitek launches nylon braided cables for smartphones

Related Keywords: cable, environment friendly, fabrics, innovation, light cable, material, nylon, smartphones, transmission, type C

India
Digitek launches nylon braided cables for smartphones
Summary: 
Digitek is launching its latest collection of nylon braided cables for smartphones with high-speed charging facility and contemporary design. The long length cable with metallic body enables a safe

Digitek is launching its latest collection of nylon braided cables for smartphones with high-speed charging facility and contemporary design. The long length cable with metallic body enables a safe charging facility, these cables have a higher tangible feature which can easily be carried out while travelling without any damage, making it a user-friendly option.

These cables have higher tangible feature which can easily be carried out while travelling without any damage.

The company is rolling out 3 types of nylon cables which come with its own unique specifications each. These include:

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