Going Beyond Cotton – New Project Harnesses Collaboration & Cutting-edge Technology to Create Circular Fashion
November 24, 2020
Twelve pioneering players in the fashion and textile industries are breaking new ground by demonstrating an entirely circular model for commercial garment production. Infinited Fiber Company, whose patented technology can regenerate cellulose-rich textile waste into unique fibres that look and feel like cotton, is leading the consortium that span the entire supply chain. Manufacturers Inovafil, Tekstina and Kipas will use the regenerated fibres to produce yarns, woven fabrics and denim respectively. adidas and companies in the H&M Group will design, manufacture and sell clothing made from the fabrics. adidas is also collecting customer feedback and insights, and developing its textile take-back programme to reintegrate returned apparel back into the loop.
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