Fixing One of Fashion’s Biggest Issues – Leading Organisations partner to launch New Manifesto on Circularity

Ahead of Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2019, the world’s foremost business event on sustainability in fashion, five leading apparel organisations have partnered to call on existing and forthcoming EU policymakers to rethink tools to establish a circular fashion system Currently, 73% of the world’s clothing eventually ends up in landfills and the global fashion industry is … More Fixing One of Fashion’s Biggest Issues – Leading Organisations partner to launch New Manifesto on Circularity

U.S. Lands’ End announces third annual National Swimsuit Day on May 21

Dedicated Swimsuit Shopping Day to Feature 50 % off on Swimwear, a Vacation Giveaway, Exclusive Swimsuit and More Lands’ End (NASDAQ: LE), a leading uni-channel retailer known for high-quality apparel for the whole family, has announced May 21, 2019 as National Swimsuit Day. Filled with great swimwear offers, a vacation GetAway GiveAway and fit advice … More U.S. Lands’ End announces third annual National Swimsuit Day on May 21

OUTLOOK™ PLUS LATIN AMERICA 2019 keeps its momentum

215+ participants continue enthusiasm for the only Latin American event dedicated to the nonwoven personal care industry: Economics, consumer needs, and incontinence among highlights The two global nonwoven trade associations, EDANA and INDA, supported by ABINT, the Brazilian Association of Nonwoven Industries, closed the third edition of The OUTLOOK™ Plus Latin America conference in São … More OUTLOOK™ PLUS LATIN AMERICA 2019 keeps its momentum

Awards

Winners of 2019 AATCC Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition AATCC received 96 entries, with 128 students participating from 24 colleges and universities. This year’s “Splashing Around”-themed competition challenged students to design a line for a specific outdoor activity that is both fashionable and functional to use in the rain. The line should enhance the … More Awards

Particles from aircraft engines affect airways

In a unique experimental setup, Swiss researchers have investigated the effect of exhaust particles from aircraft turbine engines on human lung cells. The cells reacted most strongly to particles emitted during ground idling. The study also showed that the cytotoxic effect is only to some extent comparable to that of particles from gasoline and diesel … More Particles from aircraft engines affect airways