The world’s first wearable garment made from sustainable coconut waste has been unveiled by
This invention marks a significant breakthrough in the textile industry that is in urgent need of more sustainable and ethical alternatives to cotton and synthetic fabrics. Traditional manufacturing processes are energy, water and pollutant-intensive and account for over 8% of global greenhouse emissions.
“We didn’t have to cut down any trees to create this sweater, and we have now demonstrated that our Tree-Free Rayon fibre can be used in the same way as other commonly-used fibres to make clothing and textiles, without the hefty environmental footprint.”
Nanollose technology is currently moving from the laboratory to the factory production stage. With coconut waste