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Mar 26
2 min read
Econyl is a form of nylon that is made entirely from waste products. It is made from a range of post-consumer waste including abandoned fishing nets, carpets, and rigid textiles and aims to be a green alternative to the original product which is made from a derivative of oil.
Mar 9
2 min read
Greenpeace has called polyester the 'Achilles heel' of fast fashion, making up around 60% of clothing worldwide. Today, there is twice as much demand for polyester compared with cotton.
Feb 4
4 min read
With technological advances comes material innovation. Biomaterials can be found in multidisciplinary industries with different functions and uses.
Feb 4
4 min read
Material and innovation companies are rapidly launching and exploring solutions to innovate the possibilities with waste and investigate end-of-life options of different materials.
Jan 5
5 min read
Polybags are the lightweight plastic bags used to individually package products to protect them during freight and distribution.
Jan 5
4 min read
Traditional paper is made from wood pulp, and although it’s possible to make paper from other types of plant such as cotton, bamboo and hemp, about 95% of the raw material used to make paper comes from trees.

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