Two consortia will implement TextileGenesis’ eTrackit traceability platform, made in collaboration with Textile Exchange, and will share information needed for detailed leather and footwear supply chain tracking.
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Surpassing the combined emissions of the entire aviation and shipping industries, plastic contributes 2 billion tons of greenhouse gases annually, accounting for 3.4% of global emissions, and achieving sustainable goals necessitates a significant reduction in the production, usage, and disposal of the material.
The new fiber is being branded as having the potential to solve the pursuit of circular manufacturing for stretch fabrics.
The 18-month project will use AI to collect product information on secondhand garments, including color, style, and quality, allowing sorters to efficiently categorize clothing for potential in reuse markets.
The new parka was made from rigid packaging waste and industrial textile strappings made into biorecycled polyester through Protein Evolution’s Biopure process.
The rules update is meant to enforce the creation of long-lasting, sustainable products made with fewer resources such as energy and water.
Champion is the latest brand to introduce new technology and materials that aim to reduce the textile and fashion industry’s impact on the environment.
The tool has already helped a manufacturer in India fund capital expenditures to reduce Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions.
The collection features clothing from Inter Miami CF’s training room and is meant to forward the soccer league’s initiative to reduce waste in the sports industry.
The partnership will integrate Recover’s recycled cotton fiber into Valdese Weavers’ product lines, with textile mills delivering the sustainable fabrics and accelerate the production of low-impact products, such as sofas, cushions, and curtains.