Project Plan B: the creation of a circular solution for the textile industry

‘We believe every industry has the potential to reduce their impact on the environment. We want to be the catalyst for positive change in the textile industry.’ Andy Moulding, Business Development Director, Project Plan B The issue of sustainability is widespread and complex, garnering attention across the textile industry due to the substantial amount of…

DuPont and Lenzing launch new fabrics collection

DuPont Biomaterials and Lenzing are launching a fabrics collection made predominantly of fibres derived from natural materials. The collaboration blends DuPont Sorona fibres and Tencel Lyocell and Tencel Modal fibres from Lenzing, to give soft garments greater resilience in stretch, recovery and dimensional stability. The newly certified mill-collection will expand the future of sustainable textiles for designers to use in various…

How do Companies Incorporate Sustainability Decisions in their Businesses?

This brief report summarizes a potent new force helping to determine product and company outcomes. The report includes an overview of the sustainability sense and responsible investing marketplace and the importance of sustainability decisions for increasing business outcomes. It also includes Industry perspectives of the sustainability agenda and steps toward a more sustainable future. Details…

PCIAW YKK win award for zipper

YKK’s GreenRise™ Zipper Awarded the 2019 Good Design Best 100 accolade

YKK’s GreenRise™ zipper has received the “2019 Good Design Best 100” award from the Japan Design Promotion Association. The “Good Design Best 100” recipients are chosen from among all 2019 Good Design Award recipients based on overall product excellence in terms of aesthetics, proposals, and possibilities. GreenRise™ reduces fossil fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in…

Breathe by Milliken wins key placements for High Point

Interest in luxurious, sustainable performance continues to grow  Jessica Charles, Younger Furniture, EJ Victor, Highland House and Four Seasons are among the new placements for the sustainable Breathe by Milliken collection. For introduction, the fall season, the “eco-elegant performance fabrics” collection from the Specialty Interiors business of Milliken & Company features cleanable cottons and cotton/linens and polyesters made from recycled plastic…