Sustainability

2019-02-06

Berg Outdoor and Porcher Sport awarded Golden Winner of ISPO Awards 2019

Berg Outdoor, a valued customer of Porcher Sport, the Sports and Leisure Division of Porcher Industries, has been announced as the ISPO Awards 2019 Gold Winner for its GERES Zero Gravity Down Jacket within the Outdoor category. Berg Outdoor’s zero gravity down jacket represents the latest trends for sustainable produce in the outdoor sector. Made out of recycled (2nd grade waste) ultra-light parachute fabric and other recycled components it delivers a waterproof, highly insulated yet light weight outdoor jacket that is also easily packable.

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Sustainability

2019-01-31

The Lenzing Group has once again been rated the number one producer of wood-based fibers (out of 31 globally) in the world with respect to the responsible procurement of wood, the key raw material in cellulose fiber production. This is the conclusion of the Hot Button Report published recently by the Canadian environmental organization Canopy.

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Sustainability

2019-01-24

“Closing the loop” prototype: an upcycling production line consisting of a plastic shredder, extruder and 3D printer demonstrates how the shoe industry of the future can take advantage of recycled plastics.

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Sustainability

2018-12-12

Jeanologia, the Spanish company leader in development of sustainable and efficient technology, joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement suite of tools, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain.

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Sustainability

2018-12-06

Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that Thailand-based Absolute Denim will be the first denim manufacturer to switch 100% of its production to aniline-free* indigo dyeing.

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Sustainability

2019-02-07

Textile sustainability firmly in sight

In the age of climate change and environmental protection, the pressure on manufacturers, brands and retailers in the textile sector is growing. More and more consumers are calling for compliance with minimum social standards in the manufacture of their textiles. The OEKO-TEX® Association, together with Hohenstein as one of the founding members, has developed a comprehensive product portfolio to provide everyone involved in the textile value creation chain with the best possible security and extensive transparency.

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Sustainability

2019-01-03

Indorama Ventures to acquire PET recycling capabilities from Custom Polymers PET, LLC in US

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a PET recycling facility from Custom Polymers PET in Alabama, US. The facility consists of two production lines; Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) Flake and food-grade rPET Pellets, with a combined capacity of 31,000 tonnes/annum.

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Sustainability

2019-01-03

OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2019

In 2019 the goal of the OEKO-TEX® Association is again to reinforce consumer protection and sustainability along the value creation chain for textiles and leather; the existing guidelines for the OEKO-TEX® product portfolio have thus been amended again for the start of the year. The new regulations will come into effect after a three-month transition period on 1 April 2019.

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Sustainability

2018-12-14

Hohenstein joins ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme

Today, Hohenstein is pleased to announce it is joining the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme and in doing so, supports the Programme’s vision of widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry, driving innovations and best practices in textile, apparel and footwear industries to protect consumers, workers and the environment.

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Sustainability

2018-12-12

Nonwovens industry pledges uptake in use of recycled PET

EDANA, on behalf of the nonwoven producers amongst its membership, issued a pledge to significantly increase the use of recycled PET in nonwoven fabrics.

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Sustainability

2018-11-29

Neonyt Fashionsustain announces topics and first speakers

Water. Peace. Fashion. Neonyt Fashionsustain, the progressive conference format of the global hub for fashion, sustainability and innovation, is taking a neo-new view of the subject of water in the textile industry. On 16 January 2019 at Kraftwerk in Berlin, top keynote speakers from the industry, civil society and the textile supply chain, such as from Vogue Australia, WWF and Spindye, will, together with many other speakers, be proving that the solution-oriented focus on the future use of water as a resource has gained global relevance for the industry.

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Sustainability

2018-11-15

Kordsa is listed in BIST Sustainability Index for the third consecutive year with improved rankings

Kordsa is among 50 most sustainable companies listed in Borsa Istanbul for the period between November 2018-October 2019. Having improved its ratings on environmental criteria, Kordsa is deemed worthy of being in BIST Sustainability Index for the third year in a row, this year.

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Sustainability

2018-11-14

HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an eco-friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather

The Swiss textile technology innovator HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions, a business unit of DuPont Specialty Products, help establish an eco-friendly water repellent for leather.

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