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....

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...

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...

Eco-sustainable stretch is a hot trend!

Italy-based Garmon, has set benchmarks in the textiles auxiliaries business. Garmon Chemicals has launched a Stretch Care collection. In January, the company was acquired by Kemin, a global ingredient manufacturer committed to improving the...

What to wear during heatwaves? Short guide

Heatwaves are strong recently and all of us dream about chilling in the pool with a drink. Unfortunately, not all of us can do this, at least on a daily basis. Between dreaming about holidays...

The material we cannot live without in summer

The weather is great, the heat stays, so it is a great opportunity to relax by the water. Swimming, sunbathing, water sports - whichever we choose, we will need a swimsuit. But have you...

Make it happen with performance textiles

Whether climbing Mount Everest or scaling a rock wall at the local gym, running a marathon or chasing a toddler on the playground, skiing in the Swiss Alps or building an imaginary fortress out...

Comet moth’s silk fibers to make ‘air-conditioned’ fabric

Fabrics made from silkworm fibers have long been treasured for their beautiful luster and refreshing coolness. Columbia Engineering researchers have discovered that fibers produced by the caterpillars of a wild silk moth, the Madagascar...

Fungi-based, biodegradable fashion for better environment

Two University of Delaware students put their best foot forward at this year's National Sustainable Design Expo, showing off a biodegradable shoe they fashioned using mushrooms, chicken feathers and textile waste. Jillian Silverman and...
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