Textile Recycling

The Making of a Sustainable Textile Designer: Interview With Katherine Soucie of Sans Soucie Zero-Waste Textile Design

Katherine Soucie talks about her explorations with pre-consumer apparel waste
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In October 2017, Gildan partnered with Katherine Soucie of Sans Soucie, zero-waste textile design studio to give its hosiery waste new life through transformation into textiles, fashion and art.  On the one-year anniversary of this partnership, Soucie talks about her research, her design and her curiosity with new inputs.

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Why H&M and Puma Want to Pick Apart Your Old Clothes

By Jessica Shankleman
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Clothing giants H&M and Puma are hoping to prove the value of a new recycling technology that can separate individual fibres and dyes from old clothes.

The new partnership announced today will see Puma owner Kering and H&M use a technology developed by East London start-up Worn Again that aims to reduce the millions of tonnes of cotton and polyesters produced each year.

The process uses chemicals to dissolve and separate polyester and cotton from old clothes and textiles. Puma and H&M hope to then use these extracted fibres to create new clothes.

H&M, Kering and Innovation Company Worn Again Join Forces to Make the Continual Recycling of Textiles a Sustainable Reality

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London, Paris, Stockholm: After years of searching for a solution to the worldwide problem of textile waste, pioneering start-up Worn Again joins forces with fashion retailer H&M, and luxury, sport & lifestyle Group, Kering, to bring to market a revolutionary innovation in clothing production and recycling.

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London, Paris, Stockholm: After years of searching for a solution to the worldwide problem of textile waste, pioneering start-up Worn Again joins forces with fashion retailer H&M, and luxury, sport & lifestyle Group, Kering, to bring to market a revolutionary innovation in clothing production and recycling.

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