Freitag announces that their 100% compostable denim is about to hit shelves

August 14, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. Finally, your favorite pair of pants is about to get greener because 100% compostable denim is about to hit the market. Freitag’s “F-abric” denim is cotton free with a linen, hemp blend that can be tossed in the compost bin when they are worn out. Freitag has a history of making fabulous fashion – they burst onto the scene with their gorgeous bags made out of old tarps in 1993 – so we are sure their latest project is going to please. READ MORE >

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“Wooden” Jeans Could Provide a More Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Denim

February 16, 2013 by  
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The denim industry has a phenomenal impact on the environment . Traditional cotton jeans carry a substantial carbon footprint with each single pair requiring 42 liters of water, along with up to 15 dyeing vats full of harmful chemicals to produce. But Dawn Ellams, a PhD researcher at Scotland’s Heriot-Watt University believes she has come up with a less destructive and surprising alternative — denim made from sustainably sourced wood pulp. Spun into a cotton-like fabric, which is marketed under the name Tencel , the wooden jeans require only one fifth of the water, energy, and chemicals of their conventional counterparts. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dawn ellams , eco textiles , eco-fashion , environment fashion , Eucalyptus , fabric dyes environment , green fabric , green fashion , heriot-watt , sustainable wood , wooden jeans

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