Latest Sustainable News Related to Textiles Industry
Sawang Boran: Reigniting Tradition
In this Virtual Sourcing Trip, we head to Thailand, to Sawang Boran, a producer of some of the most exquisite silk textiles in the world.
Viscose Fiber: The Industry Demand for Responsibly Sourced Textiles
Switching from synthetic fibers to natural fibers is one way to solve the fashion waste problem, however the industry as a whole needs more progress to provide transparency within viscose supply chains.
Sustainable Supply Chains
The EU Triples its Exports of Used Textiles According to Recent Reports
According to the document EU Exports of Used Textiles in Europe's Circular Economy prepared by the European Environment Agency, 46% of these garments were sold to Africa, the EU's main customer, followed by Asia, with 41%.
Leather: Enduring Beauty
Few fabrics have as rich a history as leather. Ued for a multitude of both practical and ornamental applications by almost every civilization since its introduction in ancient Egypt in 3000BC, it is truly an incredible material that tells the story of human history.
The European Union Sets New Environmental Standards for Textile Mills
Around 3,000 plants in the chemical industry and 300 in the textile industry will have four years to adapt to the new measures.