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Cotton and Cellulose Fiber Recycling Could Ramp Up in 2019 Thanks to This New Tech

As we settle into the new year, our Sourcing Summit Companion Report looks ahead at ways to optimize processes and performance.

A research project at Washington State University (WSU) involving scientists and new technology aims to help keep millions of tons of cotton and cellulose waste out of landfills by spinning it into new fibers for apparel. Hang Liu, assistant professor in WSU’s Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles, and the project’s research lead furthered…

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