Bis 2020 sollen 25 Prozent der gesamten Zeeman-Kollektion aus verantwortungsvoll hergestellten Materialien bestehen. Tragetasche aus Recyclingmaterial. © Zeemann

12/07/2019 – Zeeman


Von der Plastikflasche zur Badehose

Der niederländische Einzelhändler Zeeman bringt eine neue nachhaltige und trotzdem erschwingliche Kollektion in die Regale. By  Editorial staff

PET bottles are turned into polyethylene fibres whose first textile use is as protective rainwear … after which they are recycled again into T-shirts. © Carl Weiske

19/06/2019 – Sustainability


“We need to get into chemistry”

How would it be if a PET bottle that had been recycled into fibres were then to re-emerge successively as different types of clothing? By  Hans-Werner Oertel

Couch of a CAT-Scan including carbon fibre nonwovens © Schmuhl Faserverbundtechnik

23/05/2019 – RecyCarb


From waste back into component

In the research project RecyCarb, a team of two institutes and four industrial partners has established a qualified value chain for recycled carbon fibers ... By  Editorial staff

© Sympatex

22/05/2019 – Sustainability


Latest outdoor trends

Growing numbers of manufacturers are turning their attention to sustainability. Some companies have already taken the leap and switched to SpinDye technology. By  Editorial staff

Gerd Müller, Germany’s Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, takes a new approach and launches an international waste alliance. © / Michael Gottschalk

09/05/2019 – BMZ


Waste is a resource!

German Development Minister Gerd Müller rethinks and launches an international waste alliance. The message is: waste is a raw material and not garbage! By  Editorial staff

How can a natural substance break an artificial substance down into its individual components? Georg Gübitz is Professor of Environmental Technology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, a researcher at the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) and a pioneer in the field of PET recycling using natural enzymes. © ACIB

29/04/2019 – ACIB


Green plastic recycling with enzymes

The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) is developing solutions for tackling environmental pollution by plastics. By  Editorial staff

Fashionsustain, which made its debut in January 2018 at Neonyt in Berlin, combines the creative thinking of its birthplace with an international speaker line-up. © Tse Kao

16/04/2019 – Texprocess: Neonyt

Texprocess: Neonyt

Fashionsustain with an offshoot at Texprocess

Fashionsustain Berlin, the conference that accompanies Neonyt, will be taking place for the first time with an offshoot at Texprocess in Frankfurt am ... By  Editorial staff