The entry point for circularity in performance fabrics and garments: COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® EcoMade fibres and insulations, now made from 100% textile waste.
Sustainability

PERFORMANCE DAYS, Munich

Friday 04th November 2022

11:00 - 11:30 CET

Expert Talk Area and Live-Stream

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Textile waste is an enormous problem for society, with around 1 garbage truck of used garments going to landfill every second.  Within the textiles manufacturing industry, the problem is also significant, but perhaps less spoken about; each garment created generates 20-30% of its weight in cutting waste, hence equivalent of one truck of waste every 3-5 seconds. To help address this issue, The LYCRA Company is now providing performance fibres for warming and cooling applications, plus insulation products, made from 100% GRS certified textile waste with the same quality and performance as virgin counterparts but with a lower carbon footprint.    The Outdoor and Active industries are invited to join us in learning more about these commercially available fibres and insulation products, and how, together, we can immediately begin to address the textile waste problem.

About the orator

Dr. Huw Williams

The LYCRA Company

Vice President New Ventures

After completing his D.Phil at Oxford University, Huw has worked for the last 30 years in the Apparel, Home Textiles and Carpets industry.  He is currently responsible for the polyester and other specialty business at The LYCRA Company, has passion for sustainability and enjoys outdoor sports.


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