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Worn Again Technologies takes a step towards a sustainable and circular resource world with Pilot R&D facility launch

Worn Again Technologies – the pioneering polymer recycling technology firm – announced the launch of its pilot R&D facility this week. Located at CPI, a technology and innovation centre in Redcar, the pilot plant is dedicated to validate and develop Worn Again Technologies’ proprietary process which separates, decontaminates and extracts PET polymer and cellulose (from…

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Successful sustainability

Commitments to sustainability are no longer a niche practice in the footwear industry. In fact, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) counts more than 240 members in the apparel, textile and footwear industries, with total member revenues exceeding $500 billion. While sustainability has become an important component of competitive business, brands are still only scratching the surface. “Brands…

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The changing face of sustainability

Sustainability isn’t the highest priority for many companies or countries around the world. However, more and more seem to be pivoting on this, including heavyweights like computer manufacturers Dell and HP, as well as energy company DTE Energy. Sustainability remains a hot topic for many across the world. Not necessarily because we disagree about ways…

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Environmentally friendly construction projects to be rated from 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Construction projects worth RM100mil and above will soon be given an environmental sustainability rating to encourage companies to think of designs that do less harm to the environment. This comes following the launch of the Sustainable Infrastructure Rating Tool (Sustainable Infrastar) by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB). The CIDB has also set…

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PCIAW® Summit | Q&A with Cyndi Rhoades

The scope of the textile and professional clothing industry means that the issue of sustainability has long been a problem with a dire need for a solution. As one of the largest industries in the world, the professional clothing trade body has a responsibility to practice sustainability wherever possible. Using sustainable practices means that businesses…

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Striving for sustainability

When a big technology company moves to town, it often promises eco-friendly infrastructure and encourages a sustainability ethos to go along with it.  That was the idea when Amazon announced plans to bring its headquarters to Seattle’s South Lake Union neighbourhood a decade ago. It coincided with low-carbon investments the area had already been making—a…