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Sustainability


The Success Story of Cellulosic Fibers Continues

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Exploring Cellulose Waste Utilization

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Extended Producer Responsibility in Action

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Beechwood can be used in the production of bio-based chemicals to create man-made fibers.

In a world where 96% of products – including textiles – rely on chemical intermediates for their manufacture, the chemical industry urgently needs to find alternatives to fossil-based feedstocks to …

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Designer Vivienne Westwood dress sketch for Suzy Amis Cameron (above) who stunned in an ethical and eco-responsible custom-made Vivienne Westwood gown made from a luxurious navy fabric that featured TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers. The gown presents a draped bodice and an elegant train. It is one of the final designs by Westwood, a legendary designer and environmental activist, who died at the age of 81 on December 24, 2022. RCGD Global

Inspires in the Spotlight AVATAR: The Way of Water Continues the Eco-Aware Saga of the Sully Family, While the Film’s Stars Embrace Eco-Conscious Fashion Beyond the Screen and on the …

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The new Beaulieu International Group pilot plant in Belgium. Photo courtesy of Beaulieu International Group

How fiber producers are exploring all options for sustainable gains. Many new innovations for the production of nonwoven fabrics are emerging in the marketplace – the inevitable response to sustainable …

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TWINE offers an inkjet color process for thread or yarn that is waterless and allows for only the quantity required to be dyed, reducing waste. Photo courtesy Marie O’Mahony

Sustainability has been a dominant, if not the dominant presence in fiber and yarn developments throughout 2022 and shows no signs of abating in the near future. Manufacturers have, in …

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A Claros scientist de-stills PFAS waste to a highly concentrated solution, making it more cost-effective and efficient to destroy in high quantities.

Technology that captures, concentrates, and destroys PFAS can also help eliminate associated environmental, legal, and regulatory risks of ‘forever chemicals.’ Today’s textiles offer superior performance such as water and oil …

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