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Senior apparel execs talk to ETN for 10th anniversary

 

 

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

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Senior apparel execs talk to ETN for 10th anniversary

WAKEFIELD – Ecotextile News will publish a special 10th anniversary edition in early 2017 in which we will carry in-depth interviews with board level executives from many of the world’s leading apparel brands and textile businesses. Among the high profile interviewees we will be talking to in this 100-page…

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Lenzing to invest €275m in US Tencel plant

LENZING – Austrian speciality fibres business Lenzing says it plans to invest €275m in a Tencel fibre production plant in the USA as part of its plans to boost the share of specialty fibres as a percentage…

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Patagonia claims textile standards don’t “go far enough”

CALIFORNIA – US outdoor clothing business Patagonia has called for business leaders to get behind regenerative organic agriculture and “refuse to accept greenwashing or cheaper alternatives” in order…

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Huntsman and Viyellatex enter collaboration

SINGAPORE – Dyes and chemicals company, Huntsman Textile Effects has announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Viyellatex Group, the Bangladesh-based vertically integrated group…

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Pioneering wood-based fabric displayed in Finland

HELSINKI – A new wood-based fabric was recently displayed for the first time in which textile engineers claim to have designed a novel way to make cellulosic textile fibres using a unique wet extrusion…

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Zara expands at-home collection of used clothing initiative

A CORUÑA – Inditex has announced that its Zara brand installed garment collection points in all its stores in Spain in September as part of the Spanish business’s expanding textile recycling programme. Zara also completed a pilot test for the at-home collection of used clothing through online deliveries,…

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Child labour uncovered in Uzbekistan as EU vote looms

WASHINGTON – Human rights campaigners claim to have uncovered new evidence of child and forced labour from the autumn 2016 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan – and are now calling on the European Union to delay a treaty with Uzbekistan that would free up trade by lowering tariffs for the import of Uzbek…

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April/May 2016

LATEST ISSUE – DEC/JAN 2017

Brands ranked on China supply chains, Kering introduces EP&L capital app, Kingpins tackles hazardous textile chemicals, Burberry research raises MRSL questions, Award for nanocellulose dyeing research, election threatens progress on environment, Study makes way for Haiti cotton farming, Recover takes mechanical recycling to next level, Lenzing launches eco-friendly spun-dried fibres, BBC uncovers Turkey labour violations, Microfibres pose growing threat to world’s oceans, Making the case for sustainable polyester …
Plus Phil Patterson column, Cotton Horizons, News and much, much more.

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