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Kimberly-Clark Announces Ambitious Sustainable Development Goal for Forest Use.

By   /  June 28, 2012  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

World’s Largest Tissue Manufacturer To Reduce its Forest Fiber Footprint – Includes Goal of Fifty Percent Reduction of Wood Fiber Sourced from Natural Forests by 2025 Dallas, USA – Kimberly-Clark Corporation today laid out a bold vision to significantly reduce its Forest Fiber Footprint, including a goal to transition at least 50 percent of wood […]

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The Refinishing Touch Celebrates 35 years of furniture Asset Management, Reducing Carbon emissions, and Demonstrating Good Business Sense of Sustainability.

By   /  June 28, 2012  /  Other Textile News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Sustainable furniture refinishing leader reflects on three and half decades of business-sound and environmentally-friendly practices for hospitality, higher education, and government Alpharetta, GA –The Refinishing Touch, a world leader in furniture refinishing, re-upholstering and armoire modification for private and public organizations, celebrates 35 years of providing on-site environmentally safe and sustainable furniture asset management services […]

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ITMA ASIA: The Sustainability of the Italian Textile Machinery Range Obtains Certification.

By   /  June 28, 2012  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

China – At ITMA ASIA + CITME 2012 (12-16 June in Shanghai), Italian textile machinery manufacturers will place productive sustainability and efficiency at the centre of their production ranges. In fact, sustainability and energy efficiency are issues that, even in the textile industries of Asian countries such as China and India, will represent a discriminating […]

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Clariant Joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition as a Further Commitment Towards Sustainability in the Textile Industry.

By   /  June 28, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Singapore – Swiss-based specialty chemicals company, Clariant, today announced that it has recently joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). The move is aligned with Clariant’s long-term commitment to uphold sustainable practices in textiles, and supports the SAC’s overall vision of addressing social and environmental challenges in the apparel and footwear industry. As a leading supplier […]

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Ingeo Biopolymer Becomes Cradle to Cradle Certified.

By   /  June 21, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Safety to human and environmental health, design for future use cycles, and sustainable manufacturing processes among certification criteria. NatureWorks’ Ingeo™ biopolymer, made from plants, not oil, is the first product of its kind to become Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Silver by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM is a multi-attribute […]

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PLAN A REPORT CONFIRMS M&S AS FIRST CARBON NEUTRAL MAJOR RETAILER.

By   /  June 21, 2012  /  Apparel & Fashion, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Marks & Spencer (M&S) today publishes its 2012 How We Do Business Report, which reports on the first five years of progress of its 180 commitment eco and ethical programme, Plan A. The report confirms … M&S is the first major retailer to become carbon neutral1; 138 commitments have been achieved and a further 30 […]

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Eco-textile labelling guide goes online.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

MCL Global has launched an online version of the industry leading Ecotextile Labelling Guide, the essential tool for manufacturers, retailers and brands looking to produce, source and sell environmentally friendly clothing and textiles. First launched in 2008, followed by a second edition in 2010, the Ecotextile Labelling Guide is a comprehensive easy-to-read handbook designed for […]

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Cooley Announces contribution to Fraunhofer CSE’s Building Technology Showcase.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Cooley Group, a leading chemistry company that designs and manufactures sustainable fabrics for some of the world’s most notable advertising, environmental protection, chemical containment, military and roofing initiatives, today announced the contribution of its proprietary energy efficient C3® roofing product to the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) Building Technology Showcase. Located in the […]

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OEKO-TEX® Announces Partnership with The Continuum Sustainable Textiles Show.

By   /  June 20, 2012  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

The International OEKO-TEX®  Association,  a leading global textile testing and certification organization, will sponsor the Continuum, the textile industry trade show dedicated to the most progressive and innovative solutions for textile industry sustainability. The Continuum will be held July 24-25, 2012 at Center 548, 548 West 22nd Street, New York City. “OEKO-TEX®  is the ideal […]

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