Lidl launches reusable bags made from polyester

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United Kingdom
Lidl launches reusable bags made from polyester
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Lidl has said that it has become the first supermarket in the UK to introduce reusable fruit and vegetable bags across all stores nationwide to help reduce plastic waste in the long term. A Lidl spokesman told Bio Market Insights that the bags were made from durable polyester and were designed to be “machine-washable and long lasting”. The bags, priced at 69p for two, aim to provide customers with a reusable alternative

Lidl has said that it has become the first supermarket in the UK to introduce reusable fruit and vegetable bags across all stores nationwide to help reduce plastic waste in the long term.

A Lidl spokesman told Bio Market Insights that the bags were made from durable polyester and were designed to be “machine-washable and long lasting”.

The bags, priced at 69p for two, aim to provide customers with a reusable alternative to single-use, small fruit and vegetable bags.

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Volcom plans to save water

Related Keywords: consumpation, denim, econyl, fabrics, recycling, save, sustainable, Volcom, waste, water

United States
Volcom plans to save water
Summary: 
Volcom, a modern lifestyle brand that represents the creative spirit of youth culture, has announced the worldwide launch of Water Aware, a denim collection for men’s, women’s and kids. A significant milestone in Volcom's journey to sustainability, Water Aware features a reformulated, water-saving wash and finishing process in the production of denim resulting in an average savings

Volcom, a modern lifestyle brand that represents the creative spirit of youth culture, has announced the worldwide launch of Water Aware, a denim collection for men’s, women’s and kids. A significant milestone in Volcom's journey to sustainability, Water Aware features a reformulated, water-saving wash and finishing process in the production of denim resulting in an average savings of 13 litres of water per jean.

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The recycling partnership joined by Alpek Polyester

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United States
The recycling partnership joined by Alpek Polyester
Summary: 
Alpek Polyester, an integrated business unit of Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V. and Charlotte, North Carolina-based DAK Americas LLC, has announced that it has joined The Recycling Partnership, Falls Church, Virginia, as an active member in support of the organization’s goals of increasing residential recycling rates and the need for increased availability of recycled materials to enable the creation of circular

Alpek Polyester, an integrated business unit of Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V. and Charlotte, North Carolina-based DAK Americas LLC, has announced that it has joined The Recycling Partnership, Falls Church, Virginia, as an active member in support of the organization’s goals of increasing residential recycling rates and the need for increased availability of recycled materials to enable the creation of circular business models.

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Challanges faced by recycled polyester

Related Keywords: Carbios, environment, Industry, microplastic, nonwoven, PET, plastic, plastic pollution, recyclability, recycling, waste

United States
Challanges faced by recycled polyester
Summary: 
Stemming from stories about the effect of plastic pollution on animals to microplastics in the Marianas Trench, awareness is growing about the impact of plastic waste on the environment. This, plus awareness of sustainable materials, has led to increased consumer adoption of environmentally friendly products with special attention given to polyethylene terephthalate (PET), also known as polyester. In addition to the waste and pollution

Stemming from stories about the effect of plastic pollution on animals to microplastics in the Marianas Trench, awareness is growing about the impact of plastic waste on the environment. This, plus awareness of sustainable materials, has led to increased consumer adoption of environmentally friendly products with special attention given to polyethylene terephthalate (PET), also known as polyester.

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Zara to be 100% sustainable by 2025

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United Kingdom
Zara to be 100% sustainable by 2025
Summary: 
Spanish fashion retailer Zara has announced that 100 per cent of the cotton, linen and polyester used in its clothing will be more sustainable, organic or recycled by 2025. Zara's holding group, Inditex – the world's third largest clothing company according to Forbes – made the sustainability pledge at its annual shareholders' meeting on 16 July. The company stated that it will only use

Spanish fashion retailer Zara has announced that 100 per cent of the cotton, linen and polyester used in its clothing will be more sustainable, organic or recycled by 2025.

Zara's holding group, Inditex – the world's third largest clothing company according to Forbes – made the sustainability pledge at its annual shareholders' meeting on 16 July.

The company stated that it will only use cotton, linen and polyester that is "organic, more sustainable or recycled", as one of a number of sustainable targets for the next six years.

"Sustainability is a never-ending task"

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Prada making nylon more sustainable

Related Keywords: Aquafil, fashion, fashion industry, nylon, ocean plastics, Prada, Re-Nylon, recycling, sustainability, sustainable, sustainable manufacturing, waste materials

Italy
Prada making nylon more sustainable
Summary: 
The Italian house has partnered with Aquafil to create the signature fabric from ocean plastics and waste materials. All the way back in 1978, Miuccia Prada took over the helm of family brand Prada, and a year later debuted the house’s iconic nylon – previously used by her grandfather for trunk coverings – in the form of backpacks and totes. Now, decades later, Prada’s signature nylon appears on the runway season

The Italian house has partnered with Aquafil to create the signature fabric from ocean plastics and waste materials

All the way back in 1978, Miuccia Prada took over the helm of family brand Prada, and a year later debuted the house’s iconic nylon – previously used by her grandfather for trunk coverings – in the form of backpacks and totes.

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The future of circular fashion

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

United Kingdom
The future of circular fashion
Summary: 
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
Summary: 
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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