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Sustainable clothing refers to fabrics derived from eco-friendly resources, such as sustainably grown fiber crops or recycled materials. It also refers to how these fabrics are made. Istituto Marangoni conducted research into some of the most innovative and accessible sustainable textile solutions and has put them together in this panel.
Marja Annunen is Chief Sustainability Officer at Lablaco, a Social Circular Economy platform vertical on Fashion.
Originally from Finland, she holds an MBA from ESLSCA Business School Paris and is currently based in Milan, Italy.
As the first Circular Fashion Social Platform powered by blockchain, Lablaco’s mission is to accelerate the digitalization and eventually transition towards the Circular Economy of the Fashion Industry. By providing the open platform as a tool, Lablaco aims to create a 360° eco-system introducing a new sustainable business model and re-defining the relationships between retailers, brands, designers, influencers, content creators and consumers within a single system. With this tool, both businesses and individuals can easily manage a new closed-loop consumption system with impact measurement.
FOOD WASTE AS A DESIGN MATERIAL
Ananas Anam works to the values of a circular economy, combining research and innovation to enhance the well-being of the earth and its people through the entire life cycle of the product.
- Natural textile made from pineapple leaf fibre
- A sustainable and vegan alternative to traditional leather - [Drapers]
- “Free-Tree” rayon ● Made from industrial organic liquid and agricultural waste from the food-waste industry into rayon fibre.
- Australian company - Nanollose
- An alternative to cotton
Cashmere has the highest impact environmentally out of all the raw materials we use in our production chain – roughly 100 times the environmental impact of wool.
Accounted for 25% of Stella Mccartney total environmental impact.
Using plastic waste salvaged from the Spanish Mediterranean coast.
The plastic is converted into flakes and later into 100% recycled Seaqual polymer
Developing by Lenzing
Natural source - wood pulp into a cellulosic fiber
Tencel is closing the loop process for re-using and capturing wastewater, and production chemicals – instead of dumping them in the environment.