Transforming textiles: How chemical recycling technologies could play a key role in slashing the textile industry’s environmental footprint

Read the full story at Chemical & Engineering News.

New technologies for chemically recycling textile fibers are emerging around the world. They have the potential to substantially reduce the textile industry’s huge environmental footprint. Consumers could soon be wearing brand-new clothes made from garments that otherwise would have ended up in a landfill or incinerator. But the technologies are far from mature. And industry watchers warn that if the textile industry is to become truly sustainable, a move away from fast fashion is also necessary.

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