Concerns about chemicals 

August 14th, 2023

Moroccan pigments for textile dyeing in a traditional pigment marketplace. © Carlos Neto, The chemicals used on many textiles are impacting apparel in concerning ways across the globe. In her book released in June 2023, To Dye For: How Toxic Fashion Is Making Us Sick and How We Can Fight Back, journalist Alden Wicker discusses the […]

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Visible light can remove toxic dyes

September 9th, 2019

A team of Texas Tech University (TTU) researchers working in advanced textiles has found a new way to remove toxic dye pollutants from wastewater, and their approach is safer, cheaper and easier than traditional methods, a recent release from TTU says.   Water contaminated with leftover synthetic dyes and pigments, a result of washing the textiles […]

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