Maddie Williams

Talking with Redress's new designer Maddie Williams | Thinking about sustainable fashion design

Dec 6, 2019- by staff

Redress, a nonprofit group dedicated to promoting the sustainable development of the fashion industry, gathered a number of talented young designers together for their Redress Design Award contest. The Redress Design Award is rooted in concern and care for nature and the environment with the goal of educating designers about sustainable design techniques to reduce the impact of fashion on the environment. This year, the competition finalists were tasked with incorporating fabric remnants of Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn in their designs.

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Eastman joins Textile Exchange and participates in Textile Sustainability Conference

Dec 6, 2019- by staff

Eastman, the maker of sustainably sourced Naia™ cellulosic yarn, has joined Textile Exchange, the global nonprofit member organization committed to reducing the textile industry’s impact on the environment. The annual international gathering brought together brands, retailers, and companies from across the textile world—all seeking to create a more sustainable and responsible fiber and materials industry.

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Redress Design Award 2019 Grand Final Fashion Show featured sustainable fabrics from Eastman Naia™

Oct 14, 2019- by staff

Sustainably sourced Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn featured prominently in the Grand Final Fashion Show of the 2019 Redress Design Award in Hong Kong. Naia™ from Eastman, the Gold Sponsor of the world's largest sustainable fashion design competition, was showcased in 10 innovative collections of waste-reducing designs. The competition finalists were challenged to incorporate Naia™ fabric remnants into their collection pieces. The Grand Final Fashion Show reached a global audience of industry professionals, media and VIPs at CENTRESTAGE and was livestreamed internationally.

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Naia™ from Eastman is now offered with FSC® Mix

Jul 31, 2019- by staff

Customers will receive the first shipments in August 2019.

Global specialty materials provider Eastman, the maker of sustainably sourced Naia™ cellulosic yarn, has now aligned its entire forestry supply chain with the Forest Stewardship Council®’s (FSC) sourcing standards, including controlled wood procedures.

With this, Eastman is ready to offer customers FSC Mix-certified Naia™ cellulosic yarn. The FSC Mix label will signify that Naia™ is made with a mix of materials from FSC-certified forests and controlled wood.

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