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New viscose fibre made from recycled cotton textiles

2019-07-01 15:20:00| Daily apparel & textile news and comment - from just-style.com

Chinese viscose producer Tangshan Sanyou has managed to produce viscose staple fibre from 50% post-consumer recycled cotton textiles on an industrial scale, in a move that helps move the industry away from harvesting virgin forests, cotton fields or oil wells as the source of its raw materials.

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Natural peppermint used to tackle odour in cotton textiles

2019-06-28 11:49:00| Daily apparel & textile news and comment - from just-style.com

Swiss textile antimicrobial specialist Sanitized is using natural peppermint as the source of its latest odour-management development to treat cotton textiles sustainably and in line with growing consumer demand.

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China tariff war - the impact on US textiles and apparel

2019-05-07 16:10:00| Daily apparel & textile news and comment - from just-style.com

With the US-China tariff war seemingly on the brink of either an end or an escalation, Dr Sheng Lu, associate professor in the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware, evaluates its potential impact on US textile and apparel manufacturing and related trade activities.

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Why USMCA is a balanced trade deal for textiles and apparel

2019-04-24 13:42:00| Daily apparel & textile news and comment - from just-style.com

A fully implemented and enforced US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) would have a moderate but positive impact on US real gross domestic product and employment after six years, according to a recent report from the US International Trade Commission. But what are the implications for the textile and apparel sector? Dr Sheng Lu, associate professor in the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies at the University of Delaware, takes a look.

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Walmart sets new goals for sustainable textiles

2019-04-11 12:43:00| Daily apparel & textile news and comment - from just-style.com

Retail giant Walmart has outlined a number of new sustainability goals for apparel sold in its US stores, including plans to source more sustainable fibres and working with suppliers to reduce its manufacturing impact.

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