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H&M & Inter IKEA Group Back TreeToTextile To Scale New Sustainable Textiles Production

3 Mins Read Sweden-based TreeToTextile recently invested EUR€35M (approx. US$42M) in constructing a demonstration plant in Sweden to upscale the production of new sustainable textile fiber. Owned by H&M Group, Inter IKEA Group, Stora Enso, and LSCS Invest, TreeToTextile, a purpose-driven technology development company, is a member of Textile Exchange. as well as a supporting organization to the […]

Plant-Based Textile Startup Algaeing Wins Global Female Founder Pitch Competition VWS Pathfinder

3 Mins Read Plant-based algae textile company Algaeing, led by CEO Renana Krebs, has won top prize at VWS Pathfinder, the world’s first global competition dedicated to female vegan founders. Taking home the winner’s reward package valued at over US$50,000, Krebs says that the startup will continue to accelerate the development of algae-powered sustainable solutions to green the […]

Circular Fashion: H&M, Patagonia, PVH Back Biotech That Allows For Limitless Textile Recycling

3 Mins Read Six of the world’s most well-known brands have recently endorsed Infinited Fiber Company, a Finnish biotech that has developed a circular solution that turns discarded textiles into high-quality, bio-based regenerated fibres. Among the group of companies backing Infinited Fiber are H&M Group, Bestseller, PVH, Wrangler, Suominen and Patagonia. The recycling system gives apparel waste new […]

COS Launches First Sustainable Activewear Collection With Recycled Fabrics & Organic Cotton

2 Mins Read COS, the high-end fashion brand under H&M Group, has just launched its first-ever line of activewear made from sustainable materials. Called COS Active, the new 15-piece collection will feature everything from leggings to outerwear, which will contain recycled fabrics and organic cotton. It comes as more brands in the fashion industry are ramping up sustainability […]

Sustainable Fashion Is Learning From Japan’s Traditional Boro Textiles

3 Mins Read In New York, Japan Society’s new exhibit “Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics” sheds light on the sustainability lessons that fashion designers are still learning from the traditional textile practice. Boro is a centuries-old textile practice from to northern Japan, made mostly by women for the purposes of survival and functionality, and uses up the limited resources available […]