The future of circular fashion

Related Keywords: clothes, environment, fashion, fashion industry, future, recycling, rental, sustainability, Textile

United Kingdom
The future of circular fashion
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Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good, in collaboration with global professional service provider Accenture Strategy, has launched a new report today that for the first time explores the financial viability

Global sustainability initiative Fashion for Good, in collaboration with global professional service provider Accenture Strategy, has launched a new report today that for the first time explores the financial viability of circular business models in the fashion industry.

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Polyplex and TPL have presented a bioriented polyester films containing 70 percent post-consumer recyclate

Related Keywords: BOPET, carbon footprint, chemical, PET, plastic waste, polyerster, production, recyclate, recycling, rPET, USFDA

India
Polyplex and TPL have presented a bioriented polyester films containing 70 perce
Summary: 
Chemical Recycling Enables Production of Polyester Film Containing 70% Post-Consumer Recyclate. The development of these films was made possible thanks to investments in chemical recycling. This technology uses post-consumer PET bottles. The bottle flakes are depolymerized to monomers and in the further

Chemical Recycling Enables Production of Polyester Film Containing 70% Post-Consumer Recyclate.

The development of these films was made possible thanks to investments in chemical recycling. This technology uses post-consumer PET bottles. The bottle flakes are depolymerized to monomers and in the further polymerization transformed to PCR PET resins suitable for extrusion into BOPET films. This operation can be repeated indefinitely and the BOPET produced with this technology are suitable for direct food contact in accordance to USFDA and European legislation.

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Demeto's aim is to establish a collaboration able to produce a sustainable solution to the global polyester waste problem

Related Keywords: chemical, Demeto, global, home textiles, PET industry, polyester, polymer, recycling, sportswear, Textiles, waste

Belgium
Demeto's aim is to establish a collaboration able to produce a sustainable solut
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Demeto, a European project established to build a network of like-minded organisations in the PET industry with the goal of creating disruptive recycling solutions, has announced the addition of polyester fibre producer

Demeto, a European project established to build a network of like-minded organisations in the PET industry with the goal of creating disruptive recycling solutions, has announced the addition of polyester fibre producer Kolon to its Industrial Advisory Board (IAB).

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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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Roughly USD 500 billion of barely worn clothing is discarded

Related Keywords: apparels, clothing, export, fabrics, Garments, import, manufacturers, pollution, raw materials, recycling, Textile, traders

United States
Roughly USD 500 billion of barely worn clothing is discarded
Summary: 
Every second, the equivalent of a truckload of fabric is thrown into a landfill or burned, leaching chemicals (such as dye) or non-biodegradable synthetic fabrics (such as polyester) into the ground. Every year, roughly USD 500 billion

Every second, the equivalent of a truckload of fabric is thrown into a landfill or burned, leaching chemicals (such as dye) or non-biodegradable synthetic fabrics (such as polyester) into the ground. Every year, roughly USD 500 billion of barely worn clothing is discarded, even though manufacturing these items takes a tremendous toll on the environment – using coal and petroleum to create synthetic fibers and pesticides to grow natural ones, including cotton.

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The apparel and footwear industries together accounted for more than 8 percent of global climate impacts

Related Keywords: apparels, fashion, fashion ware, fast fashion, footware, life cycle, planet footware, recycling, sustainability, Textile

Brazil
The apparel and footwear industries together accounted for more than 8 percent o
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The apparel and footwear industries together account for more than 8 percent of global climate impact, greater than all international airline flights and maritime shipping trips combined. The challenge to reduce carbon emissions

The apparel and footwear industries together account for more than 8 percent of global climate impact, greater than all international airline flights and maritime shipping trips combined.

The challenge to reduce carbon emissions offers the fashion industry an opportunity for its players do what they do best -- be creative.

Eco-friendly fashion pioneers from Stella McCartney to Rent the Runway to the RealReal are creating new reuse and resale models of doing business.

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JR Group UK set to launch £9 mn facility in Bradford later this month

Related Keywords: distribution centre, focus on creating recycled textile products, group into manufacturing, housed in a purpose built building, JR Group UK, new £9 million project in Bradford, offices, project comprises a combination of machinery, range of industry sector, recycling, set to launch, trading in textiles

Bradford
JR Group UK set to launch  £9 mn facility in Bradford later this month
Summary: 
JR Group UK, is all set to launch a new £9 million project in Bradford later this month. The group is into manufacturing, recycling and trading in textiles for over 160 years. The project, set over 6.5 acres, comprises a combination of machinery housed in a purpose-built building covering 56,000 sq ft, offices and a distribution centre.

JR Group UK, is all set to launch a new £9 million project in Bradford later this month. The group is into manufacturing, recycling and trading in textiles for over 160 years. The project, set over 6.5 acres, comprises a combination of machinery housed in a purpose-built building covering 56,000 sq ft, offices and a distribution centre.

The building work for phase one completed by mid-September and work has already commenced on phase two with a combined cost of over £5 million.

http://www.innovationintextiles.com/uk-textiles-group-launches-9-million-facility/
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Unifi ventures to expand Central American spinning firms

Related Keywords: both companies in Guatemala, come to an agreement, deal highlights, importance of the Central American textile market, INC, owners of Complast S.A. and Technologia Textil Avanzada, recycling, signed a non-binding letter of intent, speciality textured yarn supplier, spinning and texturing, to form a joint venture in Guatemala, TTA, Unifi

Greensboro
Unifi ventures  to expand Central American spinning firms
Summary: 
Unifi, Inc. a speciality textured yarn supplier has come to an agreement with the owners of Complast S.A. and Technologia Textil Avanzada (TTA), by signing a non-binding letter of intent to form a joint venture in Guatemala. Both the companies in Guatemala are into recycling, spinning and texturing.

Unifi, Inc. a speciality textured yarn supplier has come to an agreement with the owners of Complast S.A. and Technologia Textil Avanzada (TTA), by signing a non-binding letter of intent to form a joint venture in Guatemala. Both the companies in Guatemala are into recycling, spinning and texturing.

Under the terms of the deal, the joint venture will continue the recycling, spinning and texturing activities of Complast and TTA with Unifi owning 51% of the joint venture and the existing owners of Complast and TTA owning the remaining 49%.

https://www.knittingtradejournal.com/fibres-yarns-news/13099-unifi-eyes-deal-for-central-american-spinning-firms
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PJMA urges govt to promote eco and human friendly packaging in jute bags

Related Keywords: cash subsidy, eco friendly packaging, food grain packaging, jute good exports, jute sack, natural fibre, Pakistan jute sector, PJMA, recycling, storage

Lahore
PJMA urges govt to promote eco and human friendly packaging in jute bags
Summary: 
Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA) has urged the government of Pakistan to follow the measures adopted by Bangladesh government to support its Jute sack Industry. Pakistan’s government has been frequently neglecting the jute sector, which was supporting more than 125,000 people directly and indirectly.

Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA) has urged the government of Pakistan to follow the measures adopted by Bangladesh government to support its Jute sack Industry. Pakistan’s government has been frequently neglecting the jute sector, which was supporting more than 125,000 people directly and indirectly.

Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA) Secretary General Mohammad Younus pointed out that Bangladesh’s Appellate Division of the Supreme Court had supported their government’s decision to make use of jute bags necessary for rice packaging.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/749294/millers-ask-govt-to-promote-packaging-in-jute-bags/
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