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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
The lack of environmental impact information and outdated technology are two ubiquitous issues plaguing industrial supply chains in general, but they are especially significant in the context of the fashion industry.
August 5, 2020 by Phylicia Wu
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
The company plans to launch a product line using leather sourced from operations that use practices to improve soil health, biodiversity and natural ecosystems.
June 19, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
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
It's not about localization versus globalization, it's about flexibility.
May 14, 2020 by Heather Clancy
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
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
Sponsored: Discussions on the benefit of blockchain in fashion supply chains have risen in recent years. Is blockchain technology the solution to opaqueness in the fashion industry?
January 31, 2020 by Florian Heubrandner
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
A new tool, released today, aims to push apparel and home furnishings companies further toward sustainability, and ramps up efforts by the textile and fashion industries to align material choices with the Sustainable Development Goals.
January 20, 2020 by Joel Makower