DHAKA – After a long-running debate between unions and factory owners, there has finally been a slight breakthrough in the stalemate over an increase to the minimum monthly wage currently in place for Bangladeshi garment workers.
The meeting, which is the 20th of its kind between the EU and China, is set to see the announcement of an alignment on the policies to support an accelerated transition towards a circular economy – an agreement which senior figures say strengthens ties between two substantial trading ...
LONDON – Research institute Worn Again Technologies has confirmed that it has successfully reached its investment target of £5 million to facilitate the acceleration of its breakthrough polymer recycling technology.
Ternua will work alongside Archroma to utilise its patented EarthColors technology to create a capsule collection of recycled t-shirts and sweatshirts, the materials for which will be sourced from agricultural waste – including walnut shells – sourced in the region near its headquarters.
HELSINKI – As part of a drive to put circularity at the top of the fashion agenda, Helsinki Fashion Week (HFW) has confirmed Circle Economy as a knowledge and content partner for its annual industry event.
SINGAPORE – Textile effects firm Huntsman has called on the textile chemicals sector to “take stock and consider” how to best take the next step towards the elimination of hazards and improve the industry’s economic and environmental performance.
AMSTERDAM – ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) has confirmed that, as part of the wider implementation of raw material production into its Roadmap to Zero Programme, man-made cellulosic fibres will now form part of its apparel value chain portfolio.
“Over the last few years the NRDC has focused on finding a long-term home for the Clean By Design program,” Kurt Kipka, vice president of the Apparel Impact Institute, told Ecotextile News . “Now we can really focus on scaling Clean by Design in terms of both its content and its regio...