Properties of lesser value cotton make it better than higher grade cotton for cleaning up oil spills.
Three projects will focus on eco-design for environment and human health.
High-strength, permeable containers dewater high-moisture content sludge and sediment.
Building energy research in Germany finds inspiration from polar bears.
Show promise for reducing health and environmental impacts of textile industry wastewater.
Software enables you to efficiently assess environmental performance of nonwovens.
Major corporations lead initiative to move industry to greater sustainability.
Clear vinyl pyramids are proving to be a valuable tool for checking reef health.
The Hohenstein Institute devises test plans for decomposition and geotextile stability in landfills.
Presentation of the Sustainability Awards, June 12 in Frankfurt am Main.
Throughout the entire supply chain, the fabric graphics market is stepping up its green game.
OEKO-TEX is working on a certification for eco-friendly and socially responsible companies.
ASTM Intl. to develop environmental guidelines for products.
The two parties will address the environmental issues in the global textile value chain.
With a great selection of materials available, fabric structures adapt to different climates and project needs.
Achieving sustainability is not a one-time event, but a continuing process. Developing and committing to sustainable practices through designing sustainable buildings, shade products, smart textiles, and manufacturing systems continues to be at the forefront of the worldwide consumer marketplace.
Our impact on the environment has become a major consideration and is driving efforts in the construction industry to be eco-responsible in mineral extraction, materials and component manufacturing, and building infrastructure development. These developments are creating market opportunities for designers and builders of environments.
Corporate leaders are instigating key sustainability initiatives through their own organizations and their markets. Company executives are reporting big rewards for their efforts from their employees, communities, business partners and shareholders.
IFAI Specialty Fabrics Expo continues its leadership in this area with custom-designed educational programs that provide business leaders a platform for addressing sustainable trends, materials, technologies and practices that support business growth. Join the specialty fabrics industry as it convenes at this year’s Specialty Fabrics Expo and Advanced Textiles Expo, Oct. 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minn.