Today we look at twi companies that produce eco-fashion or use sustainable production methods.Collano, a manufacturer of specialty adhesives, received the Ecopassport for its thermoplastic adhesive films. This certification matches the Oeko-Tex Standard 100-certification, evidence for sustainable and human-friendly products. Collano expects cost savings for manufacturers and an increase in the confidence of users.
The young canadian company Encore 3 developed a natural fiber from the silkweed. In an environmentally friendly extraction process, a high performance fiber is created, which is called Monark. The eco-fashion behaves like cotton but feels like silk. The properties of the fiber are heat insulation and oil absorption. The fiber is hollow, therefore the thermal insulation is similar to that of goose down. The ability of oil absorption and buoyancy can be used in the future as an ecological absorbent of oil in the water, says the manufacturer.
Schoeller presents two Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified products at Techtextil. With the product ecorepel the manufacturer developed a water-repellent, degradable organic and fluorocarbon-free textile finishing. The second product with the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is solar +, an Textile finishing the improvers to the thermal management of the wearer. Both products also meet the bluesign standard. This means that the entire production chain was checked and maintained to ensure compliance with legal guidelines and limits.