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Textile Machinery: New ACIMIT Video on Italian Sustainable Technology Now On-Line.

By   /  June 10, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Featured News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Milan, Italy – The ongoing commitment of Italy’s manufacturers to sustainable technologies is highlighted in a new ACIMIT video, “Italy’s textile machinery industry goes green.”  The new video produced by the Italian Association of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT) to promote awareness on the

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ASICS Commits to ‘Science- Based Targets’ in 2020 Sustainability Strategy.

By   /  June 2, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Kobe, Japan – ASICS Corporation, a leading global sporting goods company, released its 2015 Sustainability Report on 23rd May, which summarizes the company’s sustainability performance for the fiscal year 2015 and outlines the new medium-term sustainability strategy towards 2020.

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Levi Strauss & Co. + EvrNu Create First Pair of Jeans from Post-Consumer Cotton Waste.

By   /  May 17, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

California, United States – A new pair of Levi’s® from old T-shirts? Welcome to the future of truly sustainable fashion. Levi Strauss & Co. has partnered with textile technology startup Evrnu™, SPC to create the world’s first jean – in the form of pair of Levi’s® 511® jeans

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College Graduates Likely to Trash More Than 2 Billion Plastic Bottles Over the Next Decade.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

North Carolina, United Salary – Over the next 10 years, college graduates from the class of 2016 are estimated to use more than 3 billion plastic bottles, and with the U.S. recycling rate at only 31 percent, more than 2 billion of those plastic bottles will likely end up in landfills where they may never […]

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BEPI & Coats Commit To The Zero Discharge Of Hazardous Chemicals Programme.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Belgium / United Kingdom – The ZDHC Program announces two new contributors to scale efforts to eliminate hazardous chemicals from the global footwear and textile value-chain.The Business Environmental Performance Initiative (BEPI), a business-driven initiative supporting companies

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OEKO-TEX® to Address Supply Chain Transparency at Planet Textiles 2016.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Zurich, Switzerland  – Zurich ™ OEKO-TEX® is taking a leadership role at the upcoming Planet Textiles 2016: The Sustainable Textiles Summit on May 11 at the Copenhagen Concert Hall in Denmark. OEKO-TEX® is a sponsor of the Planet Textiles event and from 11:45-12:45 will present “Driving Transparency,

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Lindex Releases Sustainability Report for 2015.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Gothenburg, Sweden – Lindex sustainability report for 2015 is released. The report shows the company’s results of their dedicated work within the many areas of sustainability. Some of the highlights are; an increase in the amount of sustainable garments by 64% compared to previous year,

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Sustainable Fashion Industry Becomes a Reality in Sweden.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Kristinehamn, Sweden – re:newcell announced that it has started the construction of its demonstration plant, where a completely new way of recycling cotton will revolutionize the fashion industry. With the company’s newly developed technology, old textiles such as jeans or t-shirts, can be converted into new textile pulp.

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Timberland Announces Robust Environmental Targets Across All Product Categories.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Apparel & Fashion, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

New Hampshire, United States – As a global outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland has always been driven by a commitment to innovate and operate in an accountable and responsible manner – in terms of its products, the outdoors and the communities around the globe where it operates.

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GreenScreen for Safer Chemicals Showcased in Two Textile Innovations.

By   /  May 10, 2016  /  Chemicals & Dyes, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Massachusetts, United States – Italian chemical company that specializes in chemicals formulated for denim finishing. Garmon has incorporated GreenScreen assessments into their product development process. The results allow Garmon to develop and formulate chemical finishes with relatively low human health

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