Many fibers make it past wastewater treatment facilities and into our waterways and better solutions are needed to capture those that make it through, but consumers can make a big impact starting at home by paying attention to what they buy and how they wash it.
Nordic designers presented ideas including climate-positive fibers, carbon farming, near-market manufacturing, tax systems for rental services, baby clothes on rent prescription, jeans connected to dating apps, zero-cotton denim and much more.
Dr. Rüdiger Fox, CEO of Sympatex, and Dr. Giorgio De Gara, owner and managing director of PIDIGI, together revealed the global challenges and new technologies that will also compel the footwear industry to reinvent itself.
WTiN Intelligence: Medical Textiles' new technical report entitled "Absorbent nonwovens for medical and hygiene textiles applications" aims to provide an overview of the use of absorptive nonwovens in both medical and hygiene applications, examining issues over their continued use for the
VF Corporation signed an agreement to purchase New Zealand outerwear innovator Icebreaker Holdings for an undisclosed sum.
On a trailing 12-month basis, Icebreaker Holdings generated approximately $150 million of revenue.