Polartec to host sustainable fabric panel discussion

March 17th, 2021

Polartec will host the online panel discussion “The Science of Sustainable Fabric” on March 23, 2021. The conversation will cover circularity, recycled plastics, biodegradability and the testing and measurement of sustainability. The event will begin with a brief introductory presentation from Polartec president Steve Layton, updating attendees on Polartec efforts, and introducing the event’s participants, […]

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Archroma and CleanKore partner to promote sustainable indigo dyeing

February 3rd, 2021

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with technology innovator CleanKore, aiming to advance sustainable dyeing processes throughout the denim supply chain. The agreement will allow Archroma and CleanKore to promote the benefits of each other’s technologies. This includes Archroma’s robust catalog of dyes and specialty chemicals […]

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CDP honors Lenzing for environmental transparency

December 10th, 2020

The Lenzing Group has been recognized by the global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious ‘A List’ for tackling climate change and acting to protect forests. CDP’s annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognized as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency. This year, more than 5,800 companies were scored […]

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Is hemp fiber the new sustainable knit for footwear?

November 5th, 2020

Zoe Newman, a graduate student from North Carolina State University’s Wilson College of Textiles, shared her research on the impact of introducing hemp fiber into more sustainable knit footwear during IFAI Virtual Expo 2020. Newman explained that sustainable materials are lacking in the textile industry, especially for footwear, and integrating natural fibers into the market […]

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