100% biobased textile not a matter of course

100% biobased textile not a matter of course

June 26, 2018 – How to change from fossil to biobased materials in textile industry? Interesting article examines the BB100 project approach.

The textile industry, one of the biggest environmental polluter in the world, wants to change and use 50% biobased materials by 2030. AGRO & CHEMISTRY illuminates the challenges that are tackled with the BB100 project in order to make the change from fossil to biobased materials possible.

Today’s fabrics and textiles contain up to 30% additives, such as flame-retardants, plasticiser and colorants. All of this has to be developed from biobased and sustainable resources without neglecting the technical properties and usability. Read the whole article in NL or ENG.

 

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