Apparel Impact Institute Launches to Accelerate Environmental Impacts in Apparel and Footwear Industry.
California, United States – In an effort to galvanize around collective action in the apparel and footwear industry, a group of industry leaders launched the Apparel Impact Institute (AII), which is designed to work with brands and manufacturers to select, fund, and scale projects that dramatically improve the sustainability impact of the apparel and footwear […]Read More →
Switzerland / Netherlands – Stahl recently achieved the bluesign® system partner status. This formalization underlines the market leaders’ commitment to produce textile products in the most sustainable way by working together with partners. The system unites players throughout the supply chain to jointly reduce their impact on people and the environment.Read More →
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
Consumer Protection from the First Day of Life: With its Labels, OEKO-TEX® Helps Parents Choose Human-Ecologically Harmless Textiles and Leather Goods.
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
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 […]Read More →