Textiles and the environment: how to be greener

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  • Textiles and the environment: how to be greener
    • Recycling fabrics and making new products from recycled fabrics
    • Using fabrics which come from a sustainable source; tencel, ingeo
    • use fewer dyes or use fibres which have been developed to grow coloured
    • assessing a products life cycle and considering its environmental impact.
    • reduce the amount of packaging; ensure it is biodegradable and recyclable
    • use detergents which are effective at lower temperatures. Energy efficient washing machines.
    • Using energy produced from renewable resources
    • using more environmentally efficient forms of transport.


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