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UL Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition.

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Illinois, United States – UL announces that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain.

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ZDHC Recognizes ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® as Indicator of MRSL Conformance.

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – OEKO-TEX® is pleased to announce that the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Program will now accept ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification as an indicator of conformance with the organization’s Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL) in connection with the ZDHC Gateway– Chemical Module.

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OK Biodegradable MARINE Certificate for Kelheim’s VILOFT® Fibre.

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Kelheim’s viscose speciality fibre VILOFT® has been granted the OK biodegradable MARINE certificate from the Belgian certification body Vinçotte. The fibres were tested according to International Standards and confirmed they naturally break down completely in marine water.

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Sustainable Business Practices and their Impact on the Marketplace.

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Brussels, Belgium – In preparation for OUTLOOK™2017, EDANA’s General Manager, Pierre Wiertz, caught up with guest speaker Dirk Le Roy (Managing Director of Sustenuto) to discuss efforts to encourage sustainable business practices and their impact on the marketplace.

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ZDHC Foundation Appoints Five New Board Directors.

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

London, United Kingdom – The ZDHC Programme is a collaboration of over 70 signatory brands, value chain affiliates and associates advancing towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals in the textile and footwear value chain.

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Consumer Protection from the First Day of Life: With its Labels, OEKO-TEX® Helps Parents Choose Human-Ecologically Harmless Textiles and Leather Goods.

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – During their young lives, babies, children and adolescents come into contact with many textile products and leather goods including bedding, toweling, baby sheepskins, play rugs, baby carriers and car seats, backpacks, pillows and blankets, strollers and, of course, clothing to name just a few.

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Buy Children’s Textiles with a Clear Conscience: Parents Rely on MADE IN GREEN.

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland – Can parents be certain that the new romper suit for the little darling is tested for harmful substances? Has the article been manufactured under fair working conditions and in an environmentally friendly manner? With these questions, parents increasingly want to be certain that textiles fulfill their growing demands.

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FINCH Designs, Made With REPREVE®, Awarded Seal of Approval by Project JUST.

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United States –  FINCH Designs, a swimwear brand using REPREVE® recycled fiber in its products, is a new recipient of the Project JUST Seal of Approval. FINCH Designs is the first-ever China-based brand to receive the distinction, which is based upon the company’s commitment to transparency and building a sustainable supply chain. FINCH […]

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Responsible Care: Kelheim Fibers scores high points with Flushable Moist Toilet Tissue and Integrated Product Policy.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Kelheim Fibers was pleased to claim the Recognition Award in the Responsible-Care-Competition 2017 of the Bavarian branch of VCI (Association of the Chemical Industry e.V.) for its integrated product policy.

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Textile Exchange Releases Globally Recognized Recycling Standards.

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Texas, United States – Textile Exchange proudly announces the release of Recycled Claim Standard 2.0 (RCS) and Global Recycled Standard 4.0 (GRS). The newly revised versions of these Global Recycled standards include updates that solidify the RCS and GRS as the leading standards for recycled materials in the apparel industry and ensure continued growth in other industries, including metal, plastics, electronics, […]

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