04 Sep '12, 4pm

The future of fashion: Fabric out of milk, tea, and coffee beans!

Suzanne Lee's kombucha fabric/Video screen capture Textile production is dirty dirty dirty -- one of the dirtiest industries in the world in fact. Why? Partly because of the damage that cotton crops and synthetic fiber production inflicts on the environment, and partly because of seriously outdated manufacturing methods used to dye and finish fabric. According to the United States Energy Administration , the textile industry in the U.S. is the 5th largest contributor to CO2 emissions in the country. But enough of the depressing stats: As consumers are becoming increasingly aware and clothing manufacturers are stepping up to more environmental accountability, technology is taking off -- and there has been huge advances. With New York Fashion Week strutting the catwalks September 6-13, it's a good time to take a closer look: From fabric out of food, beer bottles and more to ...

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