Plastic microfibre pollution is getting worse

The fashion industry must do more to tackle plastic pollution, Friends of the Earth said as it published new figures highlighting the sector’s significant contribution to the problem. The environmental campaign group says clothes...

Revolutionary changes with graphene clothing

In the 21st century, advancement in textiles have been directed to the development of smart textiles and E- textiles by employing fibers equipped with specific properties, including the electrical, thermal, waterproof and other technical characteristics....

Are we closer to colonising Mars?

EPFL scientists have mapped out the steps required to build a self-sustaining research base on Mars that would be habitable for the long term. Their work can help researchers set priorities for space programs...

Textile thinking for new ways of living

What has fungi got to do with architecture? Or what if we could digitally change the colours or patterns of our clothes, instead of buying new ones? The ArcInTexETN project, funded by the EU,...

Pain-relieving yarns for your comfort

TexDel, a biomaterials platform technology company, and Kentwool, a premier wool sock brand, announced today the world premiere of a medicated, pain-relieving sock. The Kentwool SensationWool sock is available now at www.kentwool.com to consumers...

The socks that relieve foot pain

For golfers dealing with foot pain, here’s something to try. Last week, Kentwool released a therapeutic sock for foot pain relief called the SensationWool sock.How does it work? Well, the sock is made of a...

Hats that cool your head

A new line of hats made with brrr°® cooling technology by The Game® will keep athletes and consumers cooler and more comfortable than ever before. The Game makes custom designed headwear for universities, schools, community teams...

Cotton + Corn Reebok sneakers

Sportswear brand Reebok has revealed the first product from its sustainability initiative Cotton + Corn — a pair of trainers with a bioplastic sole.Environmental impact Reebok launched the Cotton + Corn initiative last year to reduce the environmental impact...

Inflatable Concrecte Canvas shelters

The Concrete Canvas Shelter is a remarkable inflatable concrete building that lets military and civilian users erect a permanent building in one day, in matters of few hours. The key to the system is a new construction...

Clean Waves platform to fight marine plastic pollution

Clean Waves, a creative fundraising platform aimed at boosting the use of eco-innovative materials in fashion and industrial design. The first product launched, sunglasses, are made from Parley Ocean Plastic® and incorporate new forms...
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