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VELVETEEN MICROFIBRE, A TYPE OF TEXTILE WASTE CAN BE CONVERTED INTO ENERGY

A scientific research team from Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuania Energy Research Institute put forward a method to convert velveteen microfibre in clothes dryer into energy. The team created a trial pyrolytic device and developed a mathematical model to measure the economic and environmental benefits that may be brought by the technology. The researches estimate that 14t petroleum, 21.5t natural gas and 10t coke can be generated by converting the velveteen microfibre from the clothes of 1 million people.
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NEW SENSIL ® BIOCARE IMPROVES THE IMPACT OF TEXTILES ON THE ECOSYSTEM

NILIT, a global supplier of high-quality nylon 6.6, is proud to release Sensil® BioCare, a sustainable high-quality nylon fiber produced with special technology, which helps to reduce the durability of textile waste in seawater and landfills.
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“Smart Recycling of Smart Textiles – an Un-explored area in Textile Waste Management”

E-Textiles consist of small electronic devices that are seamlessly embedded into clothing and technical textiles. Recycling and reusing are not so simple for this type of product as it needs a more careful approach.
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Polyester-based tricot fabric with elasticity – a new development from KARL MAYER

The textile industry is responsible for huge mountains of waste in Europe: in Germany alone, 390,000 tonnes of textile waste are produced every year.
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Fashion Designer Combines 3D printing and Embroidery to Create Sustainable Garments

This 3D printed garment series combines 3D printing and Embroidery, reduces textile wastes in the production process!