It's no secret that garments are thrown out at an alarming rate due to fast fashion and the rapid-fire cycling of trends. Furthermore, we are doing a poor job of recycling textile waste. In the United States, less than 15 percent of the 92 million tons of clothes and other … [Read more...] about Could this invisible label revolutionize textile recycling?
An innovative new invention has recently come out of Duke University. A team of material scientists recruited physics rather than electronics, to create a ventilation system that can help regulate body temperature. The lightweight material catches thermal energy when dry to power … [Read more...] about This textile vent regulates your body temperature by sensing sweat
Fashion has traditionally been one of the dirtiest industries around, riddled with toxic processes throughout its supply chain – from textile production to garment manufacturing. The good news is that initiatives to reduce environmental pollution have been sprouting, … [Read more...] about How the apparel industry has been making progress cleaning up textiles
The textile and clothing industry is riddled with unsustainable practices, including exploitation of human labor and severe environmental degradation. MetaWear, a T-shirt manufacturer in Fairfax, Virginia, has decided to lead by example, launching the first American-based Global … [Read more...] about Stringent sustainability standard for textile industry launched in Virginia
Almost a third of China’s rivers are classified as too polluted for any direct human contact. That is the terrible price paid for having become the manufacturing center of the world with no appropriate environmental regulations. China alone is responsible for 50% of the global … [Read more...] about China going green one textile mill at the time