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Crystal Group Came in 17th Place on Fortune’s “Change the World” List.

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Kwun Tong, Hong Kong – Crystal Group came in 17th out of 50 on business magazine Fortune’s “Change the World” list released on 18 August 2016, being the only Hong Kong company that the ranking honors.

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GUESS Partners with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ Program By Launching a Denim Recycling Campaign this Fall.

By   /  August 19, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

California, United States – GUESS, the global lifestyle brand famous for its iconic ad campaigns and trend setting denim, is proud to partner with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ program by launching a Fall Denim Recycling Campaign that will take place in over 160 GUESS Stores across the U.S. and Canada beginning August 16th, 2016 through October 1st, 2016. 

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Draft Wastewater Guidelines Open for Public Consultation.

By   /  July 15, 2016  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Amsterdam, Netherlands – In 2015, the ZDHC Program conducted a review of existing wastewater guidelines which revealed that wastewater guidelines published by different brands, as well as amongst multi-brand consortia, vary greatly.

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Coats Commits to ZDHC Programme and Reports Latest CR Performance.

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Uxbridge, United Kingdom – Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer, has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Programme which aims to scale efforts to eliminate hazardous chemicals from the global footwear and textile supply chain. The Programme’s vision is to have ZDHC guidelines and tools become the accepted industry standard.

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NIKE, Inc. sets Bold Vision and Targets for 2020.

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Oregon, United States – NIKE, Inc. released its FY14/15 Sustainable Business Report, which details strong progress against the company’s environmental and social targets and sets a vision for a low-carbon, closed-loop future as part of the company’s growth strategy.

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Kering Publishes Final Report on 2012-2016 Sustainability Targets.

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Paris, France – Four years after committing to a set of Sustainability Targets to attain by 2016, Kering published its final report on the progress and results of attaining these ambitious Targets.

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New Biobased Packaging, Sustainable Textiles and Second Generation Biorefineries.

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Stockholm, Sweden – Innventia is involved in three new European projects aiming for innovative solutions for a future bioeconomy. PULPACKTION will develop packaging solutions for specific food and electronic packaging applications.

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First Partners For Fairtrade Textile Standard and Program.

By   /  July 5, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Bonn, Germany – The first textile manufacturers to sign up to the new Fairtrade Textile Standard have announced their commitment at the Ethical Fashion Show in Berlin. The Fairtrade approach is the first of its kind to cover people working throughout the supply chain from seed cotton to finished textile products.

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Wipes Manufacturers Helping Consumers Properly Dispose of Used Products.

By   /  June 21, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Brussels, Belgium – EDANA, the Brussels-based global association serving the nonwovens and related industries released the results of a review of wipes packaging in Europe, showing adoption of the industry’s own voluntary Flushability Guidelines for testing, and its labeling Code of Practice

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Knowaste Submits Plans for UK’s Largest AHP Recycling Facility.

By   /  June 15, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom – Plans to develop the UK’s largest Absorbent Hygiene Product (AHP) recycling facility in Hayes, West London have been submitted by Knowaste. Originating from North America, Knowaste has been researching and developing technology to recycle AHPs including nappies, incontinent pads and feminine hygiene

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