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Ecotec by Marchi & Fildi's pre-consumer recycled plaid cotton fabric.

Taking Sustainable Textiles to the Head of the CLASS

The group, formally known as Creativity, Lifestyle and Sustainable Synergy, brought the collections and innovations of global fabric, yarn and materials companies to seven cities on its “world tour.”

India Seeks to Revamp Textile, Apparel Production

Textiles and apparel are among the 25 priority sectors identified by the initiative, which was launched last September.

Unifi Inks Repreve Distribution Deals in Turkey and Taiwan

Repreve is also expanding it’s range of value-added yarns to it’s recycled brand.

Argentine Industry Hopes for Presidential Election Boost

The Argentinian textile and apparel industry is calling on the new government to invest $600 million in the sector.

Downlite to Install New Wastewater Recovery System

New sustainability initiative will reduce annual water consumption by millions of gallons.

Turkish Leather Exhibit Held During Milan Fashion Week

The exhibit, mounted by the Turkish Leather Council, was for one day only and aimed at boosting the profile of the country’s leather industry.


Nike Commits to 100% Renewable Energy, Material Innovation

Nike is also collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Climate CoLab to help bring innovation in materials to the industry.

Polartec Creates First Harvard Square Takeover

The event, set for Saturday and Sunday, is designed as an educational experience aimed at informing consumers about cutting-edge technical garments composed of recycled fabrics.

Finnish Firms Develop Cotton Recycling Technique

A group of Finnish organizations have launched a project to put the new cotton recycling production technique into practice at all stages of the value chain.