bananatex

Plant-based fabrics set to boom

April 21st, 2022

Fabrics made from plant-based materials are set to boom in collections for the upcoming autumn/winter season, according to "Survey of the European fabric fairs for autumn/winter 2022/23", a 30-page report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. In particular, fibers derived from banana, pineapple and agricultural waste will prove to be especially popular. Environmental […]

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Technical textiles go bananas

March 1st, 2020

Sustainable, smart and fashionable bags are sourced from banana trees instead of synthetic textiles that can be environmentally harmful. Photos: QWSTION. When designing a more sustainable future, sometimes the solution lies in unexpected places. That’s the idea behind Bananatex®, a durable, waterproof fabric made from banana plants.  The textile is derived from Abacá, also known […]

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