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Erca Taps Waste Vegetable Oil to Make Bluesign-Approved Polyester Dyes

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Italian chemical firm Erca is rolling out a line of textile auxiliaries, produced using waste vegetable oils, that can serve as leveling and dispersing agents for dyeing both standard and recycled polyester fibers. Marketed under the banner of Revecol, the products represent the “missing piece” in the circular textile economy, Erca noted in a statement….

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