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Researchers Investigate New Life for Post-Consumer Cotton

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A research collaboration between Cotton Incorporated and North Carolina State University (NCSU) addresses the issue of the tons of discarded clothing that end up in landfills, by determining whether post-consumer cotton textiles can be transformed into cellulosic building blocks for new and usable products. According to a 2020 study, every year the average American disposes…

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