CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2016 – TAKE THE RECYCLED POLYESTER CHALLENGE

The impact reduction that can be achieved by converting from virgin polyester to recycled polyester is unfathomable! In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), we want to take a moment to inspire and ignite the power that we have in the global textile industry collectively to generate transformational change at scale. We decided to run a simple set of two scenarios on virgin polyester and mechanically … Read More

NEW TRIPLE PUNDIT COTTON SERIES

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Triple Pundit has launched a series on Cotton Fibers at Work: Environmental and Social Impacts from Farm to Factory. The series is sponsored by C&A Foundation. The first two articles in the series feature Anita Chester from C&A Foundation and TE’s Liesl Truscott. Articles can be read here: Published by Nithin Coca on Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2016 We all know … Read More

2016 CONFERENCE – SAVE THE DATE!

Save the date for Textile Exchange’s annual Textile Sustainability Conference being held in the beautiful port city of Hamburg, Germany on October 3-6, 2016. The line-up of events will include: October 3: Conference Check-in and evening Welcome Cocktail Reception October 4-5: Full Day Conference and Events October 6: Organic Cotton Round Table October 7-10: TExcursions (Tour options to be announced) … Read More

JANUARY 2016 – MEMBERSHIP FOCUS

January is Membership month at Textile Exchange, and we want to start by thanking all our members for your generous support of our work.  We simply could not accomplish what we do at TE without your financial contributions and collaborative engagement with us. So to all our members, a HUGE thank you! For those of you not familiar with TE or haven’t … Read More

TE / OTA AGREEMENT

Textile Exchange, Organic Trade Association join forces to advance organic fiber Under an MOU agreement, the two will work together to strengthen the organic textile industry Lubbock, Texas (January 20, 2016)— Textile Exchange (TE) and The Organic Trade Association (OTA) have announced an important collaboration to strengthen the North American organic textile industry’s public policy influence and public relations efforts. … Read More