Getting greener all the time

July 13th, 2020

By Janet Preus Sustainability is a broad topic, even when it’s narrowed down to industrial textiles. It includes everything from assuring the health and safety of workers, to recycling fabric waste, to sourcing from “green” suppliers and more. The importance of sustainability in the industry is not waning—even during the pandemic, but the focus seems […]

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Agroforestry supports sustainable fabrics and communities

April 8th, 2019

The principles of agroforestry are guiding a Brazilian startup’s creation of sustainable fabrics. FarFarm uses a system that involves deliberate planting of multiple species of trees and other plants. According to a article, this type of agroforestry encourages the sharing of resources among compatible species. The benefits include lower consumption of water, increased carbon […]

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