12 Sep '18, 10am

Partnership aims to tackle synthetic textile pollution

Partnership aims to tackle synthetic textile pollution

HAYWARD – After the successful presentation of its ‘CiCLO’ technology to Planet Textiles delegates in Vancouver , back in May, the Intrinsic Textiles Group has now signed a joint venture agreement with the yarn division of US-based Parkdale Mills to develop and commercialise its technology that allows polyester and other synthetic fibres to biodegrade in wastewater treatment sludge, sea water and landfill – at similar rates to natural fibres.

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