Driving sustainability in advanced textiles

December 12th, 2022

Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel has completed the installation of 13,000m2 of photovoltaic panels on the roof of its Nantong factory. The installation is projected to produce 1.5 million kWh of electricity a year and lower CO2 emissions by about 1,200 tons/year. Photo: Freudenberg. The recently concluded COP-27 meeting in Sharm-El-Sheikh has affirmed the commitment of […]

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UNC Athletics releases highlights of recycling efforts with Repreve

February 11th, 2016

A university-wide 12 percent increase in collected recycling materials has been reported by UNC Athletics, the athletics department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Greensboro, N.C.-based yarn maker Unifi Inc., makers of Repreve® fiber, joined the university in 2014 to raise awareness among students, faculty, fans and alumni about recycling and how […]

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