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Sustainable fibres for textiles and apparels
In ecology, sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems.
Bamboo fibres use less water: Kishan Kashiwala
Established in 1990 as a textile consultant to the textile industry by providing total services for textile projects, pre-feasibility studies, project reports and market survey, Spinning King (India) Limited now offers innovative fibres and value-added yarns.
Texworld focuses on denim
Texworld, a specialised fabric show, was held in France, February 6 to 9, 2017, in which this time the stress was on denim.
Prospects of bamboo fibre in textile
Prospects of bamboo application in textiles cover a wide area and it has tremendous scope for the textile and apparel segments, opine P Senthilkumar, AN Sai Krishnan and C Prabakaran.
Application of textiles covers the entire spectrum of day to day clothing to the functional textiles. Application of new fibres in textiles will be prerequisite for the manufactures to diversify the product. Cellulose are produced from a renewable resource that is pulp from the trees which can be cultivated on the land. Cellulose offers wider variety like comfort, water absorbency.
From Trickle to Tide.....
Many specialised yarns are gaining importance in recent times over conventional yarns, elaborates an ITJ exclusive feature. It was a trickle a decade ago, but now speciality yarns are flooding the market. Boom in fashion, fast growth of technical textiles and newly emerging areas like leisurewear and sportswear are fueling the growth of speciality yarns.
Sustainable textiles and their importance
Sustainable textiles are textiles (or fabrics) that are grown and created in an environmentally friendly way, using minimal chemicals. Because chemicals are not used in sustainable textiles, there are less health problems that are associated with chemicals such as headaches, allergies, skin irritation, and respiratory problems.
Socks future looks up
A sock is an item of clothing worn on the feet. The foot is among the heaviest producers of sweat in the body, as it is able to produce over a pint of perspiration per day. Socks help to absorb this sweat and draw it to areas where air can evaporate the perspiration.
1st GOTS conference on May 22 in Mumbai
Organic cotton is a highly sustainable fibre. It has been ranked above conventional cotton, viscose bamboo and linen in Higg´s Index. Globally, brands, retailers and consumers are increasingly supporting organic cotton. But to use organic fibres is not enough.