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  • Aluminated Textiles

    Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc. is incorporating alumina adsorbent technologies into nonwoven textile products.   JULY 20, 2010 -- Dynamic Adsorbents Inc. (DAI), Atlanta -- a purifying and separations company that produces customized alumina and silica gels used in industrial purification, environmental cleanup, disease control and other applications -- is launching its first textile products ...


    By Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc.

  • Defra takes action on textile recycling

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) will launch a “sustainable clothing roadmap” in February 2009 to try to reduce the environmental impact of our clothes. One of the key agendas for that roadmap will be to maximise reuse and recycling of clothes at the end of its life. More than 300 retailers, including Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer, have currently signed up to ...

  • Environmental benefits of textile-reinforced concrete demonstrated

    A new concrete-reinforcement system, used by the LIFE INSU-SHELL1 project, replaces steel rods with non-corrosive textile structures to reduce the amount of concrete needed in construction. This nearly halves the global warming potential of traditional steel-reinforced concrete which is the largest producer of CO2 emissions in the building industry. The good mechanical properties and low cost of ...

  • New textile sorting technology can make new garments out of old textiles

    A process which will see low grade textiles turned into new garments is being developed by Dutch organisation Textiles 4 Textiles. The European Union project has developed a machine which can automatically sort unwearable textiles by chemical composition and colour, creating a new market for low-grade textiles. The textiles are then shredded and spun into new threads, which are woven into new ...

  • How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment

    How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment Conservation among residential consumers has become a mainstay of utility operations, but opportunities abound among industrial users to put conservation measures into practice. This e-mail interview with wastewater expert Daniel Theobald details the ways in which industry can incorporate recycling and reuse into their daily operations. ...


  • Swedish water expertise advances global textile supply chain sustainability

    The environmental, social and financial results are collected from the Initiative’s scaled up global programme to increase efficient water, energy and chemical use at factory level in India, China, Bangladesh, Turkey and Ethiopia. It is estimated that 20 per cent of all industrial freshwater pollution is caused by the textile industry. The Sweden Textile Water Initiative was developed ...

  • RWM SETS THE TREND THIS AUTUMN WITH RECYCLED TEXTILE FASHION SHOWS

    PRESS RELEASE   RWM SETS THE TREND THIS AUTUMN WITH RECYCLED TEXTILE FASHION SHOWS   14 July 2010 - Up and coming eco-designers will be sending their latest looks down the catwalk at the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (14 to 16 September, NEC, Birmingham) this year. Sponsored by ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • New €3.6 million textiles project to be launched across Europe

    A new project led by WRAP launches today (Oct 21, 2015) which aims to increase environmental and economic benefits by reducing the carbon, water and waste footprints of clothing in the EU. To reduce clothing waste, the European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP), a €3.6 million EU Life funded pilot project, will work with brands, retailers, manufacturers, reuse and recycling organisations, ...

  • Defra: commingled collection systems may stunt textile recycling

    Commingled collections could stunt the increase of textile reuse or recycling if not ‘controlled’, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs believes. In its report ...

  • Megola Sells Hartindo(TM) AF21, a Total Fire Inhibitor, to One of the World's Largest Textile and Chemical Manufacturers

    Prevents the Spread of Fire by Rendering Materials Non-FlammablePOINT EDWARD, ON -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/10 -- Megola Inc. (OTCBB: MGON), a leading environmental solution provider, announces that after more than a year of product testing, a preliminary sale of its "Anti-Fire™" product, Hartindo™ AF21, a water-based, non-toxic, environmentally-friendly fire inhibitor, has been sold to a ...


  • Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc. (DAI) Alumina Adsorbent Technology Featured in Textile World Magazine as July-Augusts’ Quality Fabric of the Month

    JULY 21, 2010, ATLANTA, GA - DAI launches its first alumina enhanced textile product line designed for responding to disasters like cleaning-up oil spills and providing superior protection against diseases like influenza. Hobbs Bonded Fiber (Waco, TX) is working alongside DAI, impregnating the activated alumina into needle-punched woven substrates producing these innovative products. ...


    By Dynamic Adsorbents, Inc.

  • Toray Textiles achieve 5% reduction in gas consumption thanks to the Maxsys Fuel System

    Toray Textiles Europe Ltd, a leader in advanced synthetic fabric manufacture, has achieved impressive energy savings of over 5 per cent per annum through the installation of the Fuel energy saving solution from Maxsys at its state-of-the-art textile production facility in Mansfield. While the UK textile industry may have contracted, Toray is a progressive UK manufacturer that has invested in ...


    By Maxsys Fuel Systems Ltd

  • How nanotubes could be released into the environment

    Carbon nanotubes (CNT) are a group of nanoparticles with remarkable physical and chemical properties. They are a promising material for a wide range of future technologies, including sports equipment, textiles and rechargeable batteries. However, questions have been raised about their safety. It is therefore important to understand how they could be unintentionally released into the environment ...

  • Fast-growing European markets focus on environment

    Concerted action through key policy instruments will speed up market development of fast-growing products and services, without interfering with competitive forces. The first six areas - eHealth, protective textiles, sustainable construction, recycling, bio-based products and renewable energies - which have been identified for the 'Lead Market Initiative' (LMI) are highly innovative, respond to ...

  • Indian political parties gloss over environment

    As India faces certain water scarcity and ecological decline, the country's main political parties campaigning for elections have all but ignored environmental issues seen as crucial to India's vast rural majority, policy analysts say. Environmentalists say the omission is alarming given the problems India faces. The World Bank estimates that environmental degradation costs India 5.7 percent of ...


    By Associated Press

  • MIT researchers harness bacteria to produce energy, clean up environment

    In the search for answers to the planet's biggest challenges, some MIT researchers are turning to its tiniest organisms: bacteria. The idea of exploiting microbial products is not new: Humans have long enlisted bacteria and yeast to make bread, wine and cheese, and more recently discovered antibiotics that help fight disease. Now, researchers in the growing field of metabolic engineering are ...

  • UL Environment Releases Second Edition of its EcoLogo® Standard for Sustainability for Toys

    UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), launched today its revised EcoLogo Standard for Sustainability for Toys: CCD 172, which establishes a points-based model for the evaluation of performance, and recognizes manufacturers for sustainability leadership and true innovation with the addition of a ...


    By UL LLC

  • Dishwashing Products: Global Industry Guide

    Dishwashing Products: Global Industry Guide Datamonitor’s Dishwashing Products: Global Industry Guide is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the Dishwashing Products industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, textual analysis of the key ...


  • US Disinfectant and Antimicrobial Chemical Industry to 2017

    US demand to rise 6% annually through 2017 Demand for disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals is forecast to grow six percent annually to $1.6 billion in 2017 as more moderate price growth and shifts toward lower cost disinfectants are offset by strong volume demand growth. A rebound in building construction activity, in conjunction with an improving economy, will drive strong increases ...


  • Research Report On China's Sewage Disposal Industry 2012

    The sewage emission is closely related to the population change. The population of China ranks the top in the world. In 2010, the China's population reached 1.341 billion, with a rising trend yearly. Because water is an indispensable and daily-used resource in the ordinary lives of people, the water consumption increases with the rise of population, the corresponding water displacement also rises ...


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