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Unveiling the Ecological Toll of Synthetic Fabrics in Fashion
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Unveiling the Ecological Toll of Synthetic Fabrics in Fashion

The fashion industry's environmental impact, particularly the overlooked issue of synthetic textiles, demands attention amid discussions on sustainable practices, with fast fashion intensifying ecological strain through rapid, affordable production and exploitative labor practices.
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|January 2nd, 2024|3:51 PM
Advancements in Sustainable Materials: Aware, Pangaia, and Birla Cellulose Lead the Charge
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Advancements in Sustainable Materials: Aware, Pangaia, and Birla Cellulose Lead the Charge

These advancements from Aware, Pangaia, Birla Cellulose, and AiDLab collectively contribute to the transformation of the materials sector towards sustainability and innovation.
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|December 29th, 2023|11:51 AM
Repreve Puts Sustainable Fibers in the Spotlight at the Rose Bowl
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Repreve Puts Sustainable Fibers in the Spotlight at the Rose Bowl

Repreve is set to highlight its transformative process at the Rose Bowl during the championship semifinal, showcasing its role in crafting sustainable team uniforms.
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|December 26th, 2023|9:26 PM
Hyosung Undergoes Textile Innovation to Replace Synthetic Fibers
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Hyosung Undergoes Textile Innovation to Replace Synthetic Fibers

Hyosung is pioneering sustainable alternatives in synthetic materials like polyester and spandex, demonstrating a commitment to diverse, eco-friendly options amid varying industry sustainability goals, showcased through innovative products at global trade events.
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|December 5th, 2023|10:14 AM
Mango is Pioneering Regenerative Cotton for a Greener Future
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Mango is Pioneering Regenerative Cotton for a Greener Future

Mango is elevating its sustainability efforts by partnering with Materra to introduce regenerative cotton in its 2024 collection, achieving a significant milestone in sustainability with complete traceability of the cotton value chain through Materra's Co:Farm platform.
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|December 4th, 2023|12:31 PM
TômTex Secures $2.25 Million in Seed Funding, Surpassing $4.15 Million Total Raise
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TômTex Secures $2.25 Million in Seed Funding, Surpassing $4.15 Million Total Raise

TômTex, a sustainable biomaterial producer, has secured $2.25 million in a seed round led by Happiness Capital, with participation from prominent climate-tech venture firms, marking a significant milestone for the visionary founder Uyen Tran.
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|November 28th, 2023|12:39 PM
Ba&sh Champions Regenerative Farming in Collaboration with Nativa
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Ba&sh Champions Regenerative Farming in Collaboration with Nativa

The brand collaborates with Nativa to lead the transformation of Uruguayan farms toward regenerative practices, marking a strategic move to fund and support sustainable, environmentally conscious agriculture.
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|November 22nd, 2023|1:30 PM
Former Under Armour CEO Leads New Venture Reju, to Enhance PET Recycling
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Former Under Armour CEO Leads New Venture Reju, to Enhance PET Recycling

Paris-based Technip Energies partners with Under Armour and IBM to launch Reju, a cutting-edge PET recycling company, addressing the growing demand for recycled polyethylene terephthalate in textiles.
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|November 16th, 2023|1:05 PM
GANNI's 'Fabrics of The Future' Initiative Elevates Sustainable Fashion with cycora® by Ambercycle
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GANNI's 'Fabrics of The Future' Initiative Elevates Sustainable Fashion with cycora® by Ambercycle

Danish brand GANNI has partnered with Ambercycle for its 'Fabrics of the Future' initiative by incorporating cycora®, a regenerated polyester, into its SPORT collection.
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|November 13th, 2023|12:24 PM
Patagonia's Commitment to Sustainable Fashion Repair
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Patagonia's Commitment to Sustainable Fashion Repair

Patagonia partners with European organizations to launch United Repair Centre London, fostering a social enterprise dedicated to training and employing individuals, including refugees, in clothing repair.
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|November 6th, 2023|4:35 PM