BIODYES. Inks and Textile Dyes Made of Micro-Organisms, not Petrol

With biodegradable dyes from the edge of biotechnology, PILI challenges the opportunities of the dyeing industry. Dyes are used primarily in the production of consumer products, including paints, textiles, printing inks, paper, pharmaceuticals, and plastics. Huge markets! The “conventional” dyeing processes (of all industries) and color pigment ingredients are making the buzz today as their environmental … Continue reading BIODYES. Inks and Textile Dyes Made of Micro-Organisms, not Petrol

NEW RECYCLED POLYESTER. For Automotive, Apparel and Beyond: Trevira SINFINECO

Trevira, the Germany-headquartered synthetic fiber & filament producer introduces its new responsible Trevira SINFINECO label. The Indorama (Thailand) ventures company and manufacturer of man-made fibers and filaments, worldwide famed for its Trivira CS flame retardant polyester for interior and contract, introduces this month a new Trevira SINFINECO tag which will label all textiles that contain sustainable … Continue reading NEW RECYCLED POLYESTER. For Automotive, Apparel and Beyond: Trevira SINFINECO

BIOPOLYMER YARN. Awarded Algiknit Seaweed-Based Material for Fashion and Footwear

In June 2017, National Geographic, as part of a partnership with GSK Consumer Healthcare, announced the launch of Chasing Genius, a digital initiative built on the premise that transformational ideas can come from anywhere, and from anyone. National Geographic recently announced the winners of the Chasing Genius challenge. We are pleased to discover that Asta Skocir … Continue reading BIOPOLYMER YARN. Awarded Algiknit Seaweed-Based Material for Fashion and Footwear

E-SHOPPING. New Site Pulls Together Conscious Beauty and Fashion Brands

Sagekat, a San Francisco-based company, launched new discovery and shopping site for responsible, style-conscious green beauty products and ethical fashion. The new website focuses exclusively on products that meet the Sagekat Standard for non-toxic, cruelty-free, natural, sustainable and ethical commitment. From cosmetics to apparel, the shopping site includes merchandise from Stella McCartney fashion to Naja lingerie, from Axiology natural organic lipsticks … Continue reading E-SHOPPING. New Site Pulls Together Conscious Beauty and Fashion Brands

PACKAGING & FASHION. Stella McCartney picks Tipa’s Bio-Based Plastic

Stella McCartney Converts to TIPA Sustainable Packaging and Highlights Issue of Single-Use Industrial Plastic. Staying true to Stella McCartney’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, (remark, the brand has just been awarded a Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold level certification for its wool yarn by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute,  a fashion industry first) .the … Continue reading PACKAGING & FASHION. Stella McCartney picks Tipa’s Bio-Based Plastic

CRADLE TO CRADLE. Digitalization to Accelerate Circular Fashion

Fashion Positive launched new digital tools to accelerate the Cradle to Cradle certification process and more. Now available at the new fashionpositive.org website,  a set of resources to be seen as easy tools for designers, brands, and suppliers to certify materials, find guidance and funding for achieving Cradle to Cradle certifications and work together to develop new circular … Continue reading CRADLE TO CRADLE. Digitalization to Accelerate Circular Fashion

CIRCULAR ECONOMY. Takeaways from Première Vision’s Smart Talks

Première Vision, the premier raw material sourcing show, brought together influential players to discuss circular economy connected to sustainable fashion. Following, few key quotes of Première Vision‘s Smart Talk panelists: Sven Hermann  (Ellen MacArthur Foundation), underlined the growing importance of a collaborative mentality and highlighted the foundation’s “Circular Fibres Initiative“, inspired by the success of the “New … Continue reading CIRCULAR ECONOMY. Takeaways from Première Vision’s Smart Talks