Over 170 attended RISE Conference

Over 170 professionals in materials science, product development and new technologies participated in the ninth conference edition of RISE—Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics, September 24 – 26, 2019 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. The event was co-organised by INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, The Nonwovens Institute, and North Carolina State University. … More Over 170 attended RISE Conference

H&M wants more Customers to Recycle Their Clothes

Retailers, especially fast-fashion chains such as H&M, are under pressure to lead the way on sustainability. And, consumers want to know more about the life cycle of their purchases. H&M started collecting used garments from its customers in 2013, partnering with I:Collect, a Swiss reuse and recycling logistics company that picks up clothing and shoes in more than 60 countries. … More H&M wants more Customers to Recycle Their Clothes

WTO Members seek priorities for agriculture (cotton) negotiations in lead-up to Ministerial Conference

WTO members met on September 26, 2019, to examine a report circulated at the end of July by the chair of the agriculture negotiations, Ambassador John Deep Ford. The chair’s … More WTO Members seek priorities for agriculture (cotton) negotiations in lead-up to Ministerial Conference