A natural sleep solution

March 18th, 2016

A small Nebraska-based company is committed to helping you sleep better—and saving the monarch butterfly at the same time. The Ogallala Comfort Co. in Ogallala, Neb. says they are the largest supplier of wild-crafted, sustainably harvested milkweed products and raw materials. Parent company Monarch Flyway’s first development in milkweed production was Ogallala Comfort Co., which […]

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ERCA unveils innovations at ITMA

December 3rd, 2015

Italy-based chemical collective ERCA introduced a pair of innovations at the International Textile Market Association’s ITMA 2015 trade show in Milan in November. ReactEVO® is a process based on a new post-treatment concept in dyeing with reactive dyestuffs that allows drastic reductions in energy and water consumption that also cuts treatment time. All ReactEVO auxiliaries […]

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Textile Exchange releases sustainability benchmarking report

October 9th, 2015

The nonprofit is leading an effort to encourage collaboration in sustainable practices. Textile Exchange, a global nonprofit organization that works to accelerate sustainable practices in the textile industry, has announced the findings of a comprehensive benchmarking report that measures the progress of 57 leading textile companies in their effort to become more sustainable. The Benchmark […]

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Schoeller-works, DutchSpirit launch sustainable workwear

October 2nd, 2015

Swiss textiles maker schoeller-works has teamed with DutchSpirit of the Netherlands to introduce Inspire, a 100 percent recyclable workwear line. Inspire textiles consist entirely of polyester fibers with a look and feel similar to cotton, but their manufacture requires less water, land and energy consumption. Additional qualities featured are Schoeller’s 3XDRY® finish, which repels water […]

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