Dow and Crocs Inc., a global leader in innovative casual footwear, have announced an exciting collaboration to create shoes that balance environmental responsibility with effective performance. Dow will supply bio-based materials for use in Crocs’ manufacturing process, which have an even lower CO2 impact than their current Croslite material, providing a more sustainable choice for Crocs’ customers everywhere.
The widely celebrated Collection of Tomorrow by Bergans and Spinnova now includes the 0.5B Anorak in a new color — “Wake Up Orange”. A long-awaited drop of the collection’s anoraks is now available and will be delivered to consumers with unique artwork by Norwegian artist Danny Larsen. The artwork poster celebrates Scandinavian nature and forest.
Coloreel is pleased to announce that they have become even more sustainable with the introduction of recycled polyester thread to be used with the groundbreaking technology for embroidery that enables high-quality coloring of textile thread on demand. In collaboration with world leading thread manufacturer Madeira, customers of Coloreel now have the possibility to reduce their impact even further.
European Spinning Group has launched a new ‘Green Collection’ of upcyled yarn from discarded jeans or recycled polyester, mixed with fibers such as such as Tencel®, rPET, raw white and dope dyed fibers. As per an Euratex report, the recycled yarn can be used for various high-end textile applications such as furnishing fabrics, fashion garments or technical textiles.
Fashion manufacturing is now the world's second largest polluter after oil and the world's second largest water user. COLOMBO, as the creator of noble fabrics, has already started an inexhaustible exploration on sustainable fashion.
Recently leading fashion brand Lululemon has collaborated with leading sustainability material manufacturer Genomatica to create a lower-impact, plant-based nylon. As per an Apparel Resources report, the initiative will help Lululemon replace conventional nylon which forms the largest volume of synthetic material used by the brand in its products as of now.