Sustainable denim jeans

October 13th, 2016

Jimtex Yarns, a division of Martex Fiber Southern Corp., has announced the development of R3 Denim™, a sustainable denim collection, in cooperation with Denim North America (DNA). The launch of the line further advances Martex’s “No Fiber Left Behind—Zero Landfill ™” campaign. The line utilizes certified Martex Fiber Southern Corp. ECO2cotton®, a sustainable fiber solution […]

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Making the rounds

October 1st, 2015

Textile waste is gaining new life through closed-loop processes, creating more products (and some profits) in more industries. Forty-five years ago, Kermit (the frog) lamented, “It’s not easy bein’ green.” Environmentally speaking, it still may not be easy, but it’s becoming less difficult every day—and more profitable. “We introduced a recycled fabric prototype 15 years […]

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