Biopolymers: a green alternative to plastic textiles

December 1st, 2019

Bio-based materials are an increasingly desirable (and versatile) base for textiles in a variety of markets. by Debra Cobb Within global manufacturing’s quest to become more sustainable, biopolymers are becoming an increasingly important area of development. Polymers are the chains of monomers, or building blocks, that make up many materials, including textile fibers. Biopolymers—created from […]

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Lenzing launches ecological fiber

August 29th, 2016

TENCEL® fabric made from sustainable forest wood raw material has received the EU award for the most eco-friendly production process, 99.7 percent closed loop circulation in the production and use of bio-energy. The Lenzing Group, Lenzing, Austria, manufacturer of TENCEL, is taking another step toward ‘circular economy’ solutions for the textile industry with the introduction […]

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