Diesel and Coca Cola launches sustainable fashion collection

Related Keywords: brand, Coca-Cola, Conversen, denim, Diesel, environment, fashion, plastic bottles, Recycle

United States
Diesel and Coca Cola launches sustainable fashion collection
Summary: 
Companies from various industries are taking responsibility for the waste they contribute to the environment. Case in point: Diesel teamed up with Coca-Cola to launch a new collection made with recycled cotton and recycled plastic bottles. The co-branded Diesel x Coca-Cola: The (Re)Collection offers

Companies from various industries are taking responsibility for the waste they contribute to the environment.

Case in point: Diesel teamed up with Coca-Cola to launch a new collection made with recycled cotton and recycled plastic bottles.

The co-branded Diesel x Coca-Cola: The (Re)Collection offers men’s, women’s and unisex denim, sportswear and accessories made from the recycled fibers. The collection consists of 12 pieces, including a unisex denim jacket and jeans with workwear influences, and women’s high-waisted jean shorts with Coca-Cola red accent stitching.

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Post petroleum shoe has come into the market

Related Keywords: accessories, Brazil, France, oil, organic cotton, plastic, Recycle, shoes, Veja

France
Post petroleum shoe has come into the market
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Veja, a French company known for its sustainable shoes and accessories, has developed a running shoe that’s 53% bio-sourced. This is Veja’s first foray into the running market and the shoe, called the ‘Condor,’ is being referred to as the “post-petrol” running shoe. According to the company, 99% of the materials in conventional running shoes is plastic – primarily a petroleum

Veja, a French company known for its sustainable shoes and accessories, has developed a running shoe that’s 53% bio-sourced. This is Veja’s first foray into the running market and the shoe, called the ‘Condor,’ is being referred to as the “post-petrol” running shoe.

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Levi Strauss & Co. announces funding for future apparel leaders

Related Keywords: apparel, carbon emissions, clothes, Levi Strauss & Co., Levis, Recycle, supply chain, sustainability, sustainable, Textile

United States
Levi Strauss & Co. announces funding for future apparel leaders
Summary: 
Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced it is granting more than $380,000 to the second class of LS&Co. Collaboratory fellows who are working to create a more sustainable apparel industry. The funding will go toward new approaches and innovations in the apparel supply chain that address issues related to climate change. Projects include rescuing excess fabrics to create beautiful clothes designed by award-winning sustainable

Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.) today announced it is granting more than $380,000 to the second class of LS&Co. Collaboratory fellows who are working to create a more sustainable apparel industry. The funding will go toward new approaches and innovations in the apparel supply chain that address issues related to climate change.

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Rental apparel brings new wrinkles for retail stores

Related Keywords: brand, CaaStle, clothes, fibers, New York, Recycle, renting

Sweden
Rental apparel brings new wrinkles for retail stores
Summary: 
Lisa Batitto, 54, says she has virtually stopped buying clothes ever since she started renting them. The New Jersey-based museum publicist spends $277 a month on three subscriptions, including one from New York & Company, a women’s mid-price clothing chain with hundreds of U.S. stores. This is less than what she previously spent, she said. “I still have clothes

Lisa Batitto, 54, says she has virtually stopped buying clothes ever since she started renting them.

The New Jersey-based museum publicist spends $277 a month on three subscriptions, including one from New York & Company, a women’s mid-price clothing chain with hundreds of U.S. stores.

This is less than what she previously spent, she said. “I still have clothes in my closet from when I was buying, but I can’t tell you the last time I bought anything,” she said.

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Clariant additives enabling recyclability of plastics waste

Related Keywords: Clariant, innovate, manufacturing, packaging, plastic, recyclate, Recycle, Textile, value chain

Germany
Clariant additives enabling recyclability of plastics waste
Summary: 
Through a “Symphony of Collaboration” with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors, from packaging – the main use of plastics – to textile floorings and consumer electronics. Complementing its “fit for reuse” solutions announced August 21 where Clariant demonstrated how its additives

Through a “Symphony of Collaboration” with partners along the full plastics value chain, Clariant is taking proactive steps in addressing the problem of plastic pollution with new solutions for diverse industry sectors, from packaging – the main use of plastics – to textile floorings and consumer electronics.

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Hyosung to debut recycled spandex

Related Keywords: fibre, Intertextile Shanghai, manufacturing, Recycle, spandex, sustainability, woven, yarn

China
Hyosung to debut recycled spandex
Summary: 
Fibre manufacturer Hyosung will be presenting an updated collection of its recycled fibres at the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai show (September 25 to 27), including its first innovations in recycled spandex. It claims its recycled yarns offer the same performance levels as its standard products. The South Korean group will also show its cooling

Fibre manufacturer Hyosung will be presenting an updated collection of its recycled fibres at the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai show (September 25 to 27), including its first innovations in recycled spandex.

It claims its recycled yarns offer the same performance levels as its standard products.

The South Korean group will also show its cooling fibres, mipan regen aqua x nylon and regen askin, and its natural touch polyester cotna fibre. It will also focus on creora Color+, a spandex that provides vibrant colours for nylon.

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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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US profits hurt by cheap foreign polyester

Related Keywords: America, China, Imports, India, market, polyester, purchasing, Recycle, Repreve, Textiles, Unifi, US, yarn

United States
US profits hurt by cheap foreign polyester
Summary: 
A major U.S. consumer of RPET enjoyed higher sales figures but suffered significantly lower net income last fiscal year. One reason was cheap polyester imports from China and India. Unifi, which recycles PET into REPREVE brand fiber, reported sales of $708.8 million during the 2019 fiscal year (the year that ended June 30, 2019). When adjusting for foreign currency

A major U.S. consumer of RPET enjoyed higher sales figures but suffered significantly lower net income last fiscal year. One reason was cheap polyester imports from China and India.

Unifi, which recycles PET into REPREVE brand fiber, reported sales of $708.8 million during the 2019 fiscal year (the year that ended June 30, 2019). When adjusting for foreign currency translation impacts, that was up 7.6% over the prior year, according to a press release.

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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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DOMO Chemicals to acquire Solvay's business in Europe

Related Keywords: BASF, DOMO, Europr, France, nylon, nylon 66, Poland, polyamides, polymer, raw material, Recycle, Spain, supply, US

Belgium
DOMO Chemicals to acquire Solvay's business in Europe
Summary: 
DOMO Chemicals and Solvay have signed today an agreement for DOMO to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. This includes Engineering Plastics operations in France and Poland; High Performance Fibers in France; Polymer and Intermediates operations in France, Spain & Poland. The agreement also involves a joint venture between BASF and DOMO in France

DOMO Chemicals and Solvay have signed today an agreement for DOMO to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. This includes Engineering Plastics operations in France and Poland; High Performance Fibers in France; Polymer and Intermediates operations in France, Spain & Poland. The agreement also involves a joint venture between BASF and DOMO in France for the production of Adipic Acid. The Business comprises Production, Sales, Technical Support, R&D and Innovation services which currently have a combined headcount of approximately 1100 employees.

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