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Sustainable Shellfish Textile Coating Plant Opens in South Carolina

From new denim constructions, weights and washes to the steps global mills are taking to reduce impact, Rivet's SS23 In Season Look Book: Denim & Trims has everything you need to know for a successful denim season.

Chitosan, a sugary substance gleaned from the exoskeletons of shellfish like lobster, crab and shrimp, could be the sustainable, bio-based answer to chemical-heavy treatments used to coat a variety of commonly used fabrics. That’s according to Bellingham, Wash.-based producer Tidal Vision, which is betting on the compound’s potential with a newly announced partnership with textile…

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