Adidas puts its foot down for protecting oceans

July 10th, 2015

Athletic-apparel developer Adidas has introduced a new sneaker featuring plastic reclaimed and recycled from ocean waste. Presented at the United Nations headquarters in New York, the company unveiled its new shoe at a reception celebrating its partnership with Parley for the Oceans, an organization of creators, thinkers and leaders working to raise awareness about the […]

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Designtex debuts Loop to Loop upholstery fabric made from already recycled textile waste

October 31st, 2013

When the wood industry formalized the process called “chain of custody” to shepherd sustainable practices through its supply chain, it illuminated the path from forest to lumber yard to finished product. Now, four companies within the textile supply chain have pioneered a polyester trail that stretches from resin to fiber to yarn, on to fabric […]

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Sustayn™ by Spilfyter® launched

October 23rd, 2013

NPS Nonwovens, a division of NPS Corp., Green Bay, Wis., is introducing new, state-of-the-art absorbent products branded as Sustayn™ by Spilfyter®. These products are produced from 100 percent recycled polypropylene, and all of the packaging components are made from 100 percent recycled materials, as well. “At the very beginning of the development process, we envisioned […]

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