The fashion and textile industry is an intricate business. Do you know how it works?
Author: Magali An Berthon
While natural and synthetic fibers are nearly 100% recyclable as long as they are not blended, not all textiles are 100% biodegradable.
Textile expert Stephen Szczepanek, owner of the textile gallery Sri, shares his knowledge about the remarkable recycling practices that were deeply embedded in Japanese folk culture.
Infographic: what you need to know about the fashion industry. In the past forty years, the scale and the geographical distribution of production of the textile, clothing and footwear industries have changed dramatically.
Reduce, recycle, and reuse are the three words to live by when thinking of how to limit waste generation and the human footprint on the environment.
An Issey Miyake collection uses textiles made from recycled plastic bottles.
Designer Suzanne Tick turns trash into textile treasures.
A wall paper made of recycled newspaper and nylon.
What the term means in the 21st-century.