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H&M Foundation and HKRITA to work on textile recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2016

H&M Foundation is working with Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA), a publicly funded applied research centre, to develop the technologies required to recycle...

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Sympatex to offer 100% recycled membrane in near future

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2016

Germany based Sympatex Technologies will share developments for a 100 per cent recycled Sympatex membrane, for the first time at the Lineapelle trade show to be held September 20-22, 2016 in...

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H&M Foundation to open source textile recycling findings

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2016

The H&M Foundation has entered a partnership with The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA) with the goal of developing technologies to recycle blend textiles into...

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Sybly starts manufacturing recycled polyester yarn

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 26, 2016

Polyester yarn manufacturer Sybly Industries Limited has started manufacturing recycled yarn. The company is currently operating in B2B market space to test the waters for its target of finally...

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Japan Will Make Medals Out Of Recycled Smartphones for 2020 Olympics

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 26, 2016

Japan plans to recycle discarded electronics to create Olympic medals for Tokyo 2020.

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Italy-based Thermore produces 100% recycled down jackets

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 5, 2016

Thermore, the Italy-based company, that researches, produces and markets thermal insulation for apparel has taken the next major step towards sustainability by converting the entire ’Ecodown®’...

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Banyan Nation seeks to ensure better Plastic Recycling

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2016

Manu Vajipey and Rajkiran Madangopal flew in here from Silicon Valley leaving cozy tech jobs with a mission to make a difference with what they do. The idea was to get involved with something...

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India Struggles to Manage and Recycle E-Waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 19, 2016

The United Nations Environmental Program predicted that between 2007 and 2020, the amount of e-waste exported to India will jump by as much as 500%, and between 200% and 400% in South Africa and...

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Solvay has been awarded the 2016 Pierre Potier Prize for Move4earth™

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2016

Solvay received in the presence of Emmanuel Macron, the French Economy, Industry and Digital Sector Minister, the Pierre Potier Prize medal1 in the “Process” category for its Move4earth™...

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India – A fast-fashion recycling landmine

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2016

Thousands of tonnes of used clothes arrive at the western port of India, Kutch in Gujarat, which is a hub for purchase of second-hand clothes from rich countries which are then resold in the...

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