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Move Over, Cotton: Fortum and Spinnova Develop First Clothes Made from Wheat Straw

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Now people can eat their Wheaties and wear them, too. European energy company Fortum and sustainable fiber firm Spinnova have introduced the first prototype clothing made from wheat straw. The joint development of the sustainable fiber has a low environmental impact based on its raw material extraction, processing and manufacture.  The prototype group includes a…

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