Web Exclusive | September 2019
Schoeller introduces sustainable textiles
Swiss textile solution provider Schoeller has launched its new ProEarth collection of sustainable, biodegradable textiles, which is comprised of Bluesign-approved fabrics made of biodegradable polyester. ProEarth is part of its Schoeller FTC line, which is a joint venture with Taiwanese Formosa Taffeta Co.
Its new collection launched recently at Première Vision Paris. The firm added that the collection will also be shown at the Functional Fabric Fair in Portland, Oregon, on October 22 to 23.
Schoeller is known as a founding developer of the well-known Bluesign system,Patek Philippe Replica Watches in addition to being the first activewear and leisurewear manufacturer to receive Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification. And the firm was one of the first companies to sign the UN’s Paris Agreement for climate change.
The company said its biodegradable collection is yet another step on its path to creating and supporting sustainable practices. ProEarth was formed to help offset the more than 16 million tonnes of textile waste produced in the US alone each year, the company explained.