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The EU-funded New Cotton Project aims to collect, sort and regenerate old clothing into new items for sale on the high street.
December 11, 2020 by Michael Holder
Millions of fashion supply chain workers are expected to lose jobs by the end of the year due to the global COVID-19 crisis. A recovery must center people who've been most affected.
October 9, 2020 by Annelise Thim
Sponsored: Little changes can add up to big differences.
September 1, 2020 by Dan Riendeau
Sponsored: Advancing circular economies against the backdrop of a global pandemic.
August 31, 2020 by Gayle Schueller
Man-made cellulosic fibers, the second biggest cellulosic fiber group after cotton, holds huge untapped potential to transform the fashion industry, according to Forum for the Future and the Textile Exchange.
June 24, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
Eon, an IoT platform, is working with the fashion companies and retailers to minimize waste and build the infrastructure for circular business models.
June 5, 2020 by Savannah Parsons
As governments step up to address the most pressing issues, they must set a clear direction that enables private sector circular innovation.
May 29, 2020 by Jocelyn Blériot
Companies can make progress toward building a circular system only so far on their own. To change your entire system, you need to engage your whole value
May 22, 2020 by Taylor Flores
Supply chain integration is a critical success factor in circular business models.
May 13, 2020 by Deborah Dull
The company is proving less is more.
May 12, 2020 by Katrina Shum
A wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology.
February 21, 2020 by Devon Edwards
Tracking technologies could provide information throughout a product's journey, from the start all the way through to its use at the consumer level, and ultimately to its disposal or reuse in the future.
February 17, 2020 by Lauren Phipps
Mining information about what people want and what they buy (as well as when and why they buy) can lead to surprising innovations that can have far-reaching effects.
February 12, 2020 by Carol Fung
Incorporating recycled materials into product collections is a good start.
February 3, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
The textile industry has a powerful opportunity to shift the needle in both producer and consumer contexts.
January 31, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
If sheep overgraze, they may degrade soil and cause erosion, which can be exacerbated by an increasingly warming climate. How the animals are raised and sheared are also key animal welfare risk areas.
January 29, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
The key sustainability concerns related to down are around animal welfare.
January 28, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
As a plant-based fiber, man-made cellulosics have the potential to be a more sustainable choice because they are renewable. But the production process can contribute to deforestation.
January 27, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
The first fabric made entirely in a laboratory, nylon is most often found in activewear, swimwear and other technical performance garments because of its durability and useful stretch properties.
January 24, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
The most widely used fiber in the world, polyester accounts for roughly half of the fiber market overall and about 80 percent of all synthetic fibers.
January 23, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
Natural and renewable, it’s a popular choice for brands and consumers looking to make more sustainable fabric choices, but cotton comes with its fair share of social and environmental risks.
January 22, 2020 by Liesl Truscott
Almost any textile you can think of, from cotton to leather to nylon, has social and environmental impacts risks at every level of its supply chain.
January 21, 2020 by Liesl Truscott