Increasing the percentage of sustainable raw materials used in production is a hallmark that the market is increasingly showing appreciation for.
However, the choices to be made to adapt to the trend are not trivial: replace “traditional” materials with alternatives with a higher sustainability content, certify the raw materials already used by navigating the jungle of environmental labels and brands, study new product initiatives and/or of process…
Challenging objectives that impose vision, method and concrete projects.
- Protagonists and activities in the event;
- Presentation of sustainable Italian yarns from companies in the Feel the Yarn group (see list of participants);
- organization of a trend area curated by the students of the Milan Polytechnic – Department of Knitwear;
- Participation of some fiber producers and certification bodies.
TALK | Thursday 23 February at 2pm
“The importance of sustainable raw materials in the purchasing policies of the fashion company”
Francesca Rulli, Process Factory 4sustainability®
Chiara Ferrero, Textile Exchange
Francesca Carà, Filatura Tollegno 1900
Roberto Baroncelli, Enka
Stefano Albini, Cotonificio Albini
Jackie Gant, Mohair South Africa / Mohair South Africa – The noble fibres