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Indian University Works to Grow Cotton in Red, Blue, Yellow Hues

Rivet's 2020 Denim Circularity report takes a deep dive into how the global denim industry is plotting its circular future amidst a worldwide pandemic.

A university in India is leveraging biotechnology to grow cotton in red, blue and yellow colors in an effort to curtail the rampant use of chemical dyes in the textile industry. Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan’s Nippon Steel and Sumikin Bussan Corporation (NSSB) to develop naturally colored cotton…

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