Textile Recycling: Importance, Methods and Technologies

textile recycling

Imagine a number “10000000000”. Can you imagine it? If you can, just remember it, I will tell you about it later. Around 20% of wastewater is produced by fashion industry. 20,000 litters of water are needed for 1kg of cotton production[1]. Textile industry is one of the top 3 water wasting industry in China[1]. 5,000 … Read more Textile Recycling: Importance, Methods and Technologies

Sustainable Applications of Geotextiles in Civil Engineering

Applications of Geotextiles

What is Geotextile? Geotextiles are permeable textile materials and can be woven, nonwoven, or knitted.  It’s a member of a larger family called Geosynthetics. Geotextile is one of the first textile products in the human history. It’s played a significant part in modern engineering design and maintenance techniques. Every textiles product applied under the soil … Read more Sustainable Applications of Geotextiles in Civil Engineering

Carbon Footprint in the Textile and Apparel Industry

Carbon Footprint in the Textile Industry

What is Carbon Footprint? Carbon footprint is a tool developed by the ADEME (the French Environment and Energy Management Agency) which measures the greenhouse gas emissions of a product. The measurement of a product’s carbon footprint is carried out over the entire life cycle of the same product. From the production of raw materials until … Read more Carbon Footprint in the Textile and Apparel Industry

Challenges in Sustainable Textile Recycling

sustainable textile recycling

Reuse of products at the end of use is crucial to becoming circular and can be done by extending the life of a product or recycling it. Extending the life of a product includes repair, reuse, resale, and re-manufacturing and is preferable to recycling from an environmental perspective. In worldwide textile needs to be sustainable … Read more Challenges in Sustainable Textile Recycling

Fabric Made with Milk: An Ecological Revolution

fabric made with milk

Fabric made with milk: Milk or Casein fiber has been around for almost a century but has recognized as ecological material. After learning about traditional production methods for this textile, Anke Domaske, founder of the German company Qmilk, set up a new friendly manufacturing process. Fabric made with milk is non-allergenic, silky & is attracting … Read more Fabric Made with Milk: An Ecological Revolution