Materials

Materials

According to Degryse (2005:140), raw materials can be defined as substances in unprocessed or minimally processed states, as well as any matter coming from agriculture, forestry, fishing or mineral in its natural form or which has undergone the transformation required to prepare it for the international market in substantial volumes. Just to give you an […]

The textile industry, an ever-growing industry with a high demand that leaves major environmental impacts throughout the world. Clothes, footwear, and household textiles are responsible for water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and landfill, with 10% of the global greenhouse gas emissions caused by the production of textiles. A change needs to be made and these […]

There’s no doubt that clothes and fashion have long been an integral part of almost every aspect of our culture and society. The global fashion industry is estimated to be worth around 2,6 trillion euros, which represents 2% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Nevertheless, the sector’s significant use of finite resources and materials, […]