Archive for November, 2016

H&M, Zara Grapple With Sustainability Trend This Holiday Season | News & Analysis | BoF

More than 14 percent of US consumers looked for apparel and accessories made from natural materials in 2016, up from 12.9 percent last year.

Source: H&M, Zara Grapple With Sustainability Trend This Holiday Season | News & Analysis | BoF

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On Black Friday, Greenpeace Calls for a Time-Out for “Fast Fashion” | Ecouterre

Source: On Black Friday, Greenpeace Calls for a Time-Out for “Fast Fashion” | Ecouterre

Scientists claim breakthrough in lyocell process | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Scientists claim breakthrough in lyocell process

Source: Scientists claim breakthrough in lyocell process | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Polyester microfibres increase plankton mortality | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Polyester textile microfibres raise mortality in Daphnia

Source: Polyester microfibres increase plankton mortality | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Greenpeace releases ‘new’ PFC production report | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Greenpeace releases ‘new’ PFC production report

Source: Greenpeace releases ‘new’ PFC production report | Materials & Production News | Ecotextile News

Colosio unveils new intarsia knitting machine

colosio1Exclusive news, comment, feature and analysis, on the global knitting and hosiery industries along with sales of used knitting and hosiery machinery

Source: Colosio unveils new intarsia knitting machine

Reject Uzbekistan Trade Deal | Human Rights Watch

Each year in Uzbekistan, more than one million citizens are forced to harvest cotton in abusive conditions. On the 9-10 November the European Parliament is voting on whether to adopt an agreement that would allow Uzbek cotton to reach European markets. This deal will only further fuel forced labour and rights violations.

Source: Reject Uzbekistan Trade Deal | Human Rights Watch

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