circular economy


To decarbonise the energy sector by 2050, and ensure the achievement of the goals set out under the Paris agreement, it is essential for the industry to completely phase out its use of fossil fuels. © Tupungato/

31/05/2021 – Circular economy – Recycling

Circular economy – Recycling

Nova-Institut: Turning off the Tap for Fossil Carbon

How to meet the global need for carbon as a feedstock in the chemical and derived materials sector in the future? The Nova-Institut presents a report. By  Iris Schlomski

A milestone: the Wear2Wear consortium has succeeded in producing an rEvolution hybrid jacket made from used textiles and recycled PET bottles. At the end of its lifetime, it can be completely recycled into high-quality functional textiles. © Carl Weiske

11/05/2021 – Circular economy

Circular economy

Carl Weiske: The rEvolution hybrid jacket

Carl Weiske takes on the task of building a recycling network to recycle used textiles from a wide range of industries into high-quality yarns. By  Iris Schlomski

Goals 12, 13 – “Responsible consumption and production” and “Climate action” from the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) © CHT

27/04/2021 – Sustainability – Circular Economy

Sustainability – Circular Economy

CHT: The first fabric softener based on recycled silicone

With Tubingal Rise the CHT Group is supporting the SDGs of the UN and underlining its own commitment to sustainability. by Annabel Edel, CHT Group By  Editorial staff

Infinited Fiber Company’s textile fibre regeneration technology in a nutshell, from shredded textiles to cellulose carbamate fibre. © Infinited Fiber Company

28/01/2021 – Sustainability – circular economy

Sustainability – circular economy

Infinited Fiber Company: New project Going Beyond Cotton

Twelve pioneering players in the fashion and textile industries are breaking new ground with an entirely circular model for commercial garment production. By  Iris Schlomski

Brands Fashion is Europe’s market leader in the field of sustainable workwear. The jury honored the usage of sustainable materials and a resource-saving approach to protect the environment, all the way to improvements in workers’ social and ecological conditions. © Arthur F. Selbach

10/12/2020 – A milestone in the field of sustainability

A milestone in the field of sustainability

Brands Fashion wins the German Sustainability Award

The textiles pioneer Brands Fashion has won the award in the category “Global Corporate Partnerships” at a virtual ceremony. By  Iris Schlomski

The Krefeld-based start-up OceanSafe developed synthetic textiles that are 100 percent biodegradable, and received for this innovation the German Sustainability Award Design 2021 as a “pioneer”. © Christian Köster

08/12/2020 – Paradigm shift in the global textile industry

Paradigm shift in the global textile industry

German Sustainability Award Design 2021: OceanSafe wins

The Krefeld-based start-up OceanSafe received the German Sustainability Award Design 2021 as a “pioneer”. By  Iris Schlomski