sustainble fashion revolution

A sustainable revolution for fashion

Jun 22, 2020- by staff

As global apparel consumption continues to rise—an expected increase of 60% by 2030—that growth could have a dangerous impact on the environment. Currently, 87% of textiles are landfilled or incinerated and 10% of GHG emissions come from fashion industry. As Earth’s resources become more and more constrained, the global fashion industry is stepping up to reduce its carbon footprint. But bringing consumers along on the sustainability journey can be a challenge.

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Naia cellulosic staple fiber

Eastman Naia™ and Alibaba’s Tmall Xiyou jointly launch innovative innerwear fabric

Jun 16, 2020- by staff

During the 2020 Tmall Baby Products & Parenting Summit and the Golden Baby Awards Ceremony held in Hangzhou, China, on May 21, 2020, a new innerwear fabric containing Eastman Naia™ cellulosic fiber — co-developed by Eastman and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s new manufacturing platform Tmall Xiyou — made its debut, aiming to boost product updates of China’s five leading children’s wear brands to better meet consumer needs.

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Fabric Innovations with Naia

Greater sustainability: fabric innovations from mills embracing the journey

May 29, 2020- by staff

In light of stay-at-home orders, the world recently spent the 50th Earth Day this April inside, most likely in the most comfortable clothing we had. If prevailing trends hold true, many of us were wearing these cozy fashions made with sustainable fiber. Sustainability has become one of the most pressing issues in apparel as earth-friendly materials are in higher demand than ever.

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CanopyStyle Audit

Naia™ reaches a major milestone by completing our first CanopyStyle audit.

May 12, 2020- by staff

As producers of biobased products derived from wood pulp, we at Eastman take our commitment to developing low-environmental-impact fibers seriously. As we continue to develop partnerships with brands, we hear time and time again about the increasing need for eco-conscious materials. We are thrilled to partner with environmental nonprofit Canopy to ensure excellence in our wood pulp sourcing techniques and to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to promoting sustainable forestry practices.

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