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Textile Technology : NEOPRENE

TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY<p>While scientists are hard at work in the lab mixing the chemicals and programming the codes that create wondrous innovations, …

Nike and bluesign technologies to scale sustainable textiles in fashion

Some 60% of the environmental impact of a pair of Nike shoes comes from materials use; imagine the potential if suppliers understood the sustainability of those materials<p>Sponsor's feature<p>Through a strategic partnership with bluesign technologies, Nike is enabling its material suppliers to access …


Technology could allow hemp and flax to break cotton's global hold on textiles

Typically seen as a scratchy, hippy material, bast fibres can now be softened to produce cloth that rivals cotton<p>It calls its product the "friendliest fibre on the planet". But Crailar, a US company which has found a way to soften bast fibres like hemp and flax, has its beady eyes on cotton. Not as …