Register for the PCIAW® webinar that explores how fabric selection can deliver the circular economy into uniform programs, helping to solve the sustainability problem of professional clothing.
The webinar will go live at 2:30 pm (BST) on Friday 21st April 2023.
Nisha Muire, Uniform Program Manager for Air Canada and Karen Sparrow, Director for Red Sparrow Consulting will be joining the webinar as guest speakers discussing the versatile applications of the Meryl Fabrics® sustainable textiles.
Stanley Russell, Owner & Director of APT Fabrics will join the webinar to discuss the technological breakthrough in circular fabric solutions, which removes the need for water, chemicals and solvents in the textile dyeing process, whilst preventing the problem of microplastic shedding.
Jamie Meigham, CEO and Co-Founder of Uplift360 will also speak on the webinar to help evaluate the price vs cost point of view in the tender process and how changing the way we consider lifetime cost can help to justify spending on the quality that lasts.
Peter Broom, Co-Founder & Director of Meryl Fabrics® said: “The company is on a mission to lead a radical environmental change in the materials used in the textile industry, starting from a molecular quality structure to provide fully recyclable innovative yarns and fabrics with zero microplastic pollution.”
- 2:30pm – 2:35pm: Opening address
- 2:35pm – 2:40pm: The Sustainability Factor
- 2:40pm – 2:55pm: Versatile Sustainability
- 2:55pm – 3:10pm: The Technology Breakthrough
- 3:10pm – 3:20pm: Price vs Cost
- 3:20pm – 3:25pm: Conclusion
- 3:25pm – 3:40pm: Q&A
Format of the event
Friday 21st of April
Meryl Fabrics®: The Sustainability Factor
2:35pm – 2:40pm
Meryl Fabrics®’ innovative solutions vastly reduce the environmental impact of garments in the professional clothing industry due to the company’s development of robust and durable materials that are designed for reuse and recycling. Built around the circular economy, Meryl Fabrics® is changing the way the professional clothing industry thinks about using and disposing of textiles.
Meryl Fabrics®: Versatile Sustainability
2:55pm – 3:10pm
Meryl Fabrics® explores the versatile applications of its sustainable textiles, capable of supplying yarns, fabrics, and garments. Meryl is looking at solving the sustainability problem of the healthcare sector as well as large quantity uniform providers. It has a proven track record in delivering bedsheets and baby blankets with much more in the pipeline.
Meryl Fabrics®: The Technology Breakthrough
2:40pm – 2:55pm
Meryl Fabrics® discusses its technology-driven textiles solutions which are designed to limit pollution at every stage of production. Leveraging an innovative Hydrogen bonding technology, Meryl Fabrics® creates a strong molecular chain that seals microfibres into the filaments, preventing the growing problem of microplastic pollution, whilst the pioneering ecodye solution has removed the need for water, chemicals, and solvents from the process, further limiting its environmental impact.
Meryl Fabrics®: Price vs Cost
3:10pm – 3:20pm
Meryl Fabrics® high quality, sustainable and circular textiles are tested to last up to four times as long as cotton, whilst typically being up to two times the cost. Sourcing quality products is an investment that is cost-effective in the medium-to-long term, as we consider the administrative work in replacing goods.