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PrimaLoft Bio: the first synthetic fabric biodegradable at sea

It could be a revolution in the field of synthetic fibers for fabrics. PrimaLoft Inc., the New York-based world leader in research on high-performance insulation materials and fabr...

The Atlantic Ocean contains more plastic than we thought

Plastic, or rather microplastic is added to plastic. And the Atlantic Ocean is even more contaminated than we feared. This is demonstrated by a new study by Katsiaryna Pabortsava a...

Germany wants to charge suppliers of throwaway items for abandoned waste

Packaging, cigarette butts, plastic cups and all sorts of throwaway items carelessly abandoned on the street or in parks. How much does it cost to collect and dispose of them corre...

Stora Enso and Helsinki Olympic Stadium go green by promoting renewable materials

Stora Enso and Helsinki Olympic Stadium signed a partnership agreement to develop low-carbon, eco-friendly operations at the stadium by promoting the use of renewable materials and...

Ellen MacArthur Foundation: a Manifesto for Circular Recovery

The Covid-19 crisis once and for all highlighted the close link between respect for the environment and health, for individuals and for society. The recovery must be sustainable. A...

Close the Glass Loop: an action plan to boost recycling in Europe

Potentially infinitely reusable and 100% recyclable, glass is the perfect circular material. And in fact, its collection for recycling rate in the European Union stands at 76%. But...

Innovation from hemp: the winners of the EIHA “Hemp Product of the Year”

The hemp industry has become a multi-billion-dollar business worldwide in recent years. The applications of this raw material and its derivatives are almost infinite: they range fr...

Textile: the GRETE project develops green technologies for the wood-to-textile value chain

The textile sector is, as largely known, up to today one of the most polluting industries. Along the value chain, starting from raw materials to the final product, the different pr...

Metsà Spring and Itochu Corporation joined forces to build a textile fibre demo plant