Can this SOL bag really purify water with the power of the sun?

Fort Jones, California-based Tortoise Gear aims to make products so users can thrive in practically any environment. The brand's SOL Water Bag (which is currently crowdsourcing on Kickstarter) is a compact, solar-powered water-purifying bag...

Peacock’s feathers inspire development of environmental friendly dyes

“Fast fashion” might be cheap, but its high environmental cost from dyes polluting the water near factories has been well documented. To help stem the tide of dyes from entering streams and rivers, scientists...
Feeding the threads into the carbonising furnace

Composite Materials from Renewable Biomaterials

Lignin Based Carbon Fibres for Composites Launch of the European Research Project LIBRE, with the Participation of the ITCF. A European research project has been launched for the development of lignin-bases carbon fibres for use in...

Eco-responsible fashion by RE:FORM

Green Initiatives has just launched RE:FORM—an all-encompassing new program designed to educate consumers on the impact of today’s clothing consumption habits and how the public can help tackle it. Launched in partnership with Community Center...
polyester waster

Recycling polyester waste

Eastman wants the launch a way to reduce polyester waste. It is an innovative advanced circular recycling technology that uses polyester waste. It is abpout to use the waste that cannot be recycled by current...

DIY – Make Paper and PET Lanterns Inspired by Dandelions

MAKE A WISH … MAKE PAPER and PET/PETE LANTERNS Is it possible not to be enchanted by those Dandelions? Ever since I shared the first 2 sets of lanterns, I have been think of how to...

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...

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...

GMO Test for Organic Cotton

The popularity of organic cotton has grown substantially in recent years. Consumers are increasingly worried about the environment and about harmful substances in the products they buy for themselves and their families. For families that...
cellulosic-poliester fiber

Difficult production of polyester-cellulosic fiber

Demand for polyester-cellulosic fiber is growing worldwide. The blend combines the power of polyester and the comfort of cellulose to satisfy consumers who want apparel and home furnishings that perform better and look and...
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