A biodegradable textile grown from live organisms

ga('send', 'event', 'Uncategorized', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

Here at Springwise, we have published many textile innovations such as a US startup that designed sheer tights using bulletproof fibres to ensure snag-proof wear. Another textile innovation is biodegradable clothing grown using waste methane. Now, a team of students at Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, led by assistant professor Theanne Schiros, have developed a method to grow textiles using algae. Biodegradable clothing offers an array of environmentally-friendly benefits, from reducing waste in landfills to lowering levels of pollution. The team at Fashion Institute of Technology have created a yarn-like fibre from algae. To make the fibre,…

Spotted another good idea???
Join our network and earn rewards

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).


Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.