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H&M desperately protecting Fast Fashion way of life

H&M has 52 seasons of fashion, the epitome of Fast Fashion. Is it any wonder that the H&M Boss, Karl-Johan Persson, is publicly speaking out against those who want to be more sustainable? In a recent article in the Independent, there was an article run about Persson and his comments about how ditching fast fashion would have significant negative social repercussions….

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“If we don’t tell them it’s sustainable chemistry, they won’t know”

I stumbled upon this interesting article about a company and their sustainable chemistry and I had to share.  MLSE is also a sustainable alternative to many of the toxic and polluting finishing chemistries out there.  And since MTIX is in that space, we like to follow and applaud others that are making waves and creating a path forward in…

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Textiles made from coffee grounds?

In the last decade, a global trend has emerged to purchase organic products, eat non-GMO food and use sustainable energy. The fashion industry does not escape from it, because, although it might seem very attractive, it is causing an important environmental impact to consider, since the textile industry is the most polluting in the world, after the oil sector,…

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Emmanuel Macron’s “Fashion Pact” for a More Sustainable Fashion Industry

Back in August, Emmanuel Macron debuted his Fashion Pact, a first-of-its-kind initiative that’s uniting the biggest names in fashion with the goal of creating a more sustainable fashion industry. Huge names have signed on including Stella McCartney, Gucci, Chanel, Tapestry (which owns Coach and Kate Spade), Nike, Alexander McQueen, Prada, Hermès, Ermenegildo Zegna, Burberry, Gap, Zara, Nordstrom, and Capri Holdings…

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Key 3rd Party Players Drive Sustainability For Textiles

Global apparel and footwear brands aim to help their contract manufacturers drive sustainability for textiles on a global scale. But how is sustainability defined? In the textile industry, it includes the product and the resources that go into making it. 3rd parties help manufacturers comply and continuously improve to meet the requirements of the global brand customers. Audits and…

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ITMA 2019 Sustainable Innovation Award Finalists & Winners

For several decades, the textile industry has been implementing new technologies and developing new innovative fibers, which can contribute to social and environmental benefits. Since the fashion industry is considered one of the most polluting in the world, technological innovation is a fundamental element in the transformation to ensure that the entire textile industry is more sustainable.  This concept…

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Dangerous Denim

The textile industry is a major polluter of the environment.  This isn’t new and we’ve posted about it before, see that article HERE. Retaildive.com recently posted an article about the dangers of Denim, how it’s made and how it will need to change in order to save the planet.  Denim is actually one of the largest contributors to the…

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DPW Holdings First Investor Conference

On February 11th, DPW Holdings, Inc. (NYSE American: DPW) a diversified holding company announced it opened registration for its first investor conference on February 25, 2019, with presentations beginning at approximately 9:00am ET.  The presentations introduced DPW to those who are new to the Company, its subsidiaries and investees while updating those more familiar with the Company on the latest…

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Can Fashion Be Sustainable?

BBC Earth recently published a short video entitled “Can Fashion Be Sustainable?” drawing further needed attention to the harmful influence of fast fashion. The fast fashion industry releases waste and chemicals into our rivers, landfills, oceans and the air we breath.  It pollutes environments and drives species to the brink of extinction. BBC Earth asks if there is a…

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11th Annual LD Micro Main Event

MTIX to Present at the 11th Annual LD Micro Main Event Avalanche International, Corp d/b/a MTIX International (OTCBB:AVLP), the parent of MTIX Ltd., the developer and owner of the patented MLSE® (Multiplexed Laser Surface Enhancement) technology, today announced that Phil Mansour, CEO, will present at the LD Micro Main Event XI in Los Angeles, CA, on Thursday, December 6, 2018…

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