4.7 million pounds allocated to boost textile recycling

Related Keywords: cloathing, EcoTextiles, England, fibre, government, innovative, LetsRecycle, plastic, Recycle, sustainable, Textiles

United Kingdom
4.7 million Euro fund allocated to boost textile recycling
Summary: 
There is coverage including in LetsRecycle, EcoTextiles, British Plastics and Rubber, Fruitnet, and Packaging News of our £4.7 million grant launched today to help boost the recycling of plastic packaging and textiles. We are inviting organisations in England to apply for government funding for innovative solutions to drive up the recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic packaging such as plastic trays, pots and tubs

There is coverage including in LetsRecycle, EcoTextiles, British Plastics and Rubber, Fruitnet, and Packaging News of our £4.7 million grant launched today to help boost the recycling of plastic packaging and textiles.

We are inviting organisations in England to apply for government funding for innovative solutions to drive up the recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic packaging such as plastic trays, pots and tubs, plastic films and pouches, as well as funding for projects that boost the recycling of textiles when they have reached the end of their life.

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GAP to go with 100% sustainable cotton sourcing

Related Keywords: cotton, environment, fashion, Gap, Recycle, sustainability, sustainable, value chain

United States
GAP to go with 100% sustainable cotton sourcing
Summary: 
Gap brands are committed to sourcing 100% sustainable cotton within the next six years, the apparel group announced in a press release. The flagship Gap brand committed to 100% sustainable cotton by 2021, Old Navy by 2022 and Banana Republic by 2023. Gap's standard for what is sustainable includes cotton grown by methods approved by the Better Cotton Initiative, organic, recycled and verified American and Australian-grown

Gap brands are committed to sourcing 100% sustainable cotton within the next six years, the apparel group announced in a press release. The flagship Gap brand committed to 100% sustainable cotton by 2021, Old Navy by 2022 and Banana Republic by 2023.

Gap's standard for what is sustainable includes cotton grown by methods approved by the Better Cotton Initiative, organic, recycled and verified American and Australian-grown cotton.

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Know who made your clothes

Related Keywords: clothing, eco-friendly, Ethical Fashion, ethical product, fabrics environment, fashion, supply chains, sustainable, Textile

United Kingdom
Know who made your clothes
Summary: 
The concept of Where Does It Come From? is self-explanatory. The clothing brand is driving for total transparency in the fashion industry, particularly in the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh

The concept of Where Does It Come From? is self-explanatory. The clothing brand is driving for total transparency in the fashion industry, particularly in the wake of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh and controversy around a number of fashion brands’ workshop conditions.

All the clothes produced by Where Does It Come From? come with a code on the garment label, so customers can trace the whole supply chain, getting to know the people involved in the production chain, as well as exploring the process.

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Clothing made from recycled plastic bottles

Related Keywords: and clothing, athletic wear, manufacture this material, material, nylon or polyester, plastic bottles are turned into textiles, recycled plastic textiles, Repreve’s “Textile Takeback” program, shoes, sustainable, swimwear

Greensboro
Summary: 
What both Hoffman and Helen Sahi, VP of global corporate sustainability at Unifi, hope will raise the growing popularity of recycled plastic textiles is transparency around what it actually takes to manufacture this material, and what it can be turned into. Hoffman and Unifi, along with brands like Nike and Rothy’s that use Repreve, set up a demonstration room where visitors could see how plastic bottles are turned into textiles, and what those textiles can become, during New York Fashion Week earlier this month.

What both Hoffman and Helen Sahi, VP of global corporate sustainability at Unifi, hope will raise the growing popularity of recycled plastic textiles is transparency around what it actually takes to manufacture this material, and what it can be turned into. Hoffman and Unifi, along with brands like Nike and Rothy’s that use Repreve, set up a demonstration room where visitors could see how plastic bottles are turned into textiles, and what those textiles can become, during New York Fashion Week earlier this month.

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Researches design super strong, stretchy artificial spider silk

Related Keywords: absorb large amounts of energy, composed almost entirely of water, designed a super strong, fibres resemble miniature bungee cords, including one of Indian origin, made at room temperature, non-toxic, Researchers from University of Cambridge, sensors, stretchy artificial spider silk, sustainable, used to make eco friendly textile

London
Researches design super strong, stretchy artificial spider silk
Summary: 
Researchers from University of Cambridge in the UK, including one of Indian origin, have designed a super strong, stretchy artificial spider silk, composed almost entirely of water. The fibres, which resemble miniature bungee cords as they can absorb large amounts of energy, are sustainable, non-toxic and can be made at room temperature, researchers said and it may be used to make eco-friendly textiles and sensors.

Researchers from University of Cambridge in the UK, including one of Indian origin, have designed a super strong, stretchy artificial spider silk, composed almost entirely of water. The fibres, which resemble miniature bungee cords as they can absorb large amounts of energy, are sustainable, non-toxic and can be made at room temperature, researchers said and it may be used to make eco-friendly textiles and sensors.

https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/super-stretchy-strong-artificial-spider-silk-developed/1100419
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Swedisth company develops new methods for producing synthetic fibers

Related Keywords: colorfast, developed new method, heavy use of chemicals, involves no high use of water, no bleaching out, part of dyeing process, resource-efficient, revolutionize manufacturing of synthetic fibers, sustainable, Swedish company, We are SpinDye

Munich
Swedisth company develops new methods for producing synthetic fibers
Summary: 
The Swedish company “We are SpinDye” has developed a new method that could revolutionize the manufacturing of synthetic fibers, and thereby of pants, jackets and backpacks. The new method involves no high use of water and heavy use of chemicals which was part of the dyeing process, it is resource-efficient, sustainable, colorfast, and no bleaching out.

The Swedish company “We are SpinDye” has developed a new method that could revolutionize the manufacturing of synthetic fibers, and thereby of pants, jackets and backpacks. The new method involves no high use of water and heavy use of chemicals which was part of the dyeing process, it is resource-efficient, sustainable, colorfast, and no bleaching out.

http://www.ispo.com/en/companies/id_79692336/we-are-spindye-textile-dyeing-becomes-sustainable.html
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Apparelsourcing USA and Texworld USA together to host over 700 exhibitors

Related Keywords: Apparelsourcing USA, brand new international pavilion, children and accessories, connect suppliers specializing in ready-to-wear for men, eco-friendly product, largest apparel and sourcing show, sustainable, Texworld USA trade shows, to take place on the same dates and same location, together will host over 700 international exhibitors, women

New York
Apparelsourcing USA and Texworld USA together to host over 700 exhibitors
Summary: 
The Apparelsourcing USA and the Texworld USA trade shows the largest apparel and sourcing show to take place on the same dates and at the same location saving time and limiting distance for visitor coming up this July, together they will be hosting over 700 international exhibitors.

The Apparelsourcing USA and the Texworld USA trade shows the largest apparel and sourcing show to take place on the same dates and at the same location saving time and limiting distance for visitor coming up this July, together they will be hosting over 700 international exhibitors.

http://www.knittingindustry.com/apparelsourcing-usa-and-texworld-usa-to-welcome-more-than-700-exhibitors/
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