First traceable ocean plastic fabrics

Related Keywords: blockchain, fabrics, plastic, Recycle, sustainable, Textile, traceability, waste, Waste2wear

France
First traceable ocean plastic fabrics
Summary: 
Sustainable textiles company, Waste2wear, will present the world’s first collection of traceable recycled ocean plastic fabrics at international textile fair Première Vision Paris (September 17-19). The used plastic comes from a small island near Shanghai where, in collaboration with NGO’s and the local government

Sustainable textiles company, Waste2wear, will present the world’s first collection of traceable recycled ocean plastic fabrics at international textile fair Première Vision Paris (September 17-19).

The used plastic comes from a small island near Shanghai where, in collaboration with NGO’s and the local government, Waste2wear created a business model in which former fishermen could recover lost income by fishing plastic from the ocean, known as the Ocean Plastic Project; they now collect more than 30 tonnes of waste from the ocean every month.

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Ruyi Group, the only company signing the fashion pact from Mainland China

Related Keywords: Burberry, China, development, environment, fashion, Gap Inc, Nike, plastic, sustainable, Textile

China
Ruyi Group, the only company signing the fashion pact from Mainland China
Summary: 
Thirty-two leading global fashion and textile companies gathered ahead of the 45th G7 meeting to sign the Fashion Pact as environmental protection and sustainable development has become one of the most critical topics of global development. They have committed to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: Climate, Biodiversity, and Oceans, aiming to reduce the environmental impact of the fashion

Thirty-two leading global fashion and textile companies gathered ahead of the 45th G7 meeting to sign the Fashion Pact as environmental protection and sustainable development has become one of the most critical topics of global development. They have committed to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: Climate, Biodiversity, and Oceans, aiming to reduce the environmental impact of the fashion and textile industry.

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Recycled nylon and polyester cleaning the ocean waste

Related Keywords: fabrics, fashion, Knit, manufacturing, NGO, nylon, plastic, polyester, Recycle, sustainability, swimwear, Textile, waste

United States
Recycled nylon and polyester cleaning the ocean waste
Summary: 
Plastic waste is one of the big problems of this time. By 2050, the oceans could contain more waste than fish. Consumer demand for recycled fashion is on the rise, and more and more sports and fashion companies work with it - in different ways. It’s an unsightly plight and causing damage to marine life globally, as plastic from our lifestyles ends up in the oceans. According to data UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) eight million tons of waste end

Plastic waste is one of the big problems of this time. By 2050, the oceans could contain more waste than fish. Consumer demand for recycled fashion is on the rise, and more and more sports and fashion companies work with it - in different ways.

It’s an unsightly plight and causing damage to marine life globally, as plastic from our lifestyles ends up in the oceans. According to data UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) eight million tons of waste ends up in our seas every single year, 640 thousand tons of fishing nets abandoned at the bottom of the ocean.

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Lidl launches reusable bags made from polyester

Related Keywords: bags, consumer, fruit, Lidl, long term, packaging, plastic, plastic waste, polyester, recycling, reusable, UK, vegetable

United Kingdom
Lidl launches reusable bags made from polyester
Summary: 
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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Burberry introduces Econyl nylon

Related Keywords: Aquafil, fabric, fashion, greenhouse gases, nylon, Paris, plastic, sustainability, sustainable, yarn

France
Burberry introduces Econyl nylon
Summary: 
British fashion brand Burberry has announced the launch of a collection made with Econyl; a ‘sustainable’ nylon yarn made from regenerated fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial plastic. This marks the latest brand to incorporate the increasingly popular Econyl into its range, joining counterparts such as Levi’s, Prada and Tchibo. Pam Batty, VP of corporate responsibility

British fashion brand Burberry has announced the launch of a collection made with Econyl; a ‘sustainable’ nylon yarn made from regenerated fishing nets, fabric scraps and industrial plastic.

This marks the latest brand to incorporate the increasingly popular Econyl into its range, joining counterparts such as Levi’s, Prada and Tchibo.

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Technology behind Nike's newest running shoes

Related Keywords: brand, footbed, footwear, investment, Nike, plastic, Premium, rubber, skin, supply chain, technology, TPE

United States
Technology behind Nike's newest running shoes
Summary: 
Nike has unveiled its latest innovation in athletic footwear technology: the Nike Joyride cushioning system. Joyride is a new, proprietary cushioning platform, released Thursday, which Nike is positioning next to the its revolutionary Nike Air technology and its TPU foam-based Nike React collection. Nike says the new system was designed to provide the holy grail of running shoe features—powerful impact absorption combined with superior energy return—all personalized

Nike has unveiled its latest innovation in athletic footwear technology: the Nike Joyride cushioning system.

Joyride is a new, proprietary cushioning platform, released Thursday, which Nike is positioning next to the its revolutionary Nike Air technology and its TPU foam-based Nike React collection. Nike says the new system was designed to provide the holy grail of running shoe features—powerful impact absorption combined with superior energy return—all personalized to fit an individual runner’s stride.

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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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Could hemp be the next big thing in sustainable

Related Keywords: biofuel, China, cotton, fabrics, Fuel, plastic, sustainability, United States, Wood

United States
Could hemp be the next big thing in sustainable
Summary: 
Since nations like the U.S. and Australia have lifted their bans on growing hemp, a revolution is brewing. Innovators are taking up the gauntlet to cultivate this versatile plant for a medley of biodegradable materials including plastic polymers, building products, fabrics, wood, biofuel, paper and even car

Since nations like the U.S. and Australia have lifted their bans on growing hemp, a revolution is brewing.

Innovators are taking up the gauntlet to cultivate this versatile plant for a medley of biodegradable materials including plastic polymers, building products, fabrics, wood, biofuel, paper and even car components.

It’s not new. The fiber from industrial hemp (Cannabis sativa) – from the same species as its cousin marijuana but without the mind-altering THC – has been used for thousands of years to make paper, rope, cloth and fuel.

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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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Sportswear giant set to tap Indian firms

Related Keywords: Adidas, import, India, PET bottles, plastic, polyester, Polygenta, sportswear, upcycling

India
Sportswear giant set to tap Indian firm’s
Summary: 
Global sportswear giant Adidas aims at eliminating the use of virgin plastics in its products by 2024 — with a little help from a Maharashtra-based firm — the only one of its kind in the country to produce yarn out of discarded PET bottles. At its first factory set up in Nashik five years ago, Polygenta Technology Limited deploys an unique technology to break down used PET (short for Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles and convert them into polyester

Global sportswear giant Adidas aims at eliminating the use of virgin plastics in its products by 2024 — with a little help from a Maharashtra-based firm — the only one of its kind in the country to produce yarn out of discarded PET bottles.

At its first factory set up in Nashik five years ago, Polygenta Technology Limited deploys an unique technology to break down used PET (short for Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles and convert them into polyester filament yarn.

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