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Worn Again Transforms Old Clothes Into Raw Materials

Worn Again Technologies, a U.K. based startup, is bringing a new definition to recycling. The company uses a reverse engineering process to convert used polyester and cotton back into raw materials. The process includes decontaminating stripping out color dyes and chemicals. Click below to read the article!

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Just dye it: how this apparel company is developing water- and chemical-free textile tinting

The textile industry, consuming one of the highest quantity of color dyes, is simultaneously responsible for significant usage of water and processing chemicals. With environmental concerns on the rise, companies are looking for innovative solutions to counter discharged waste water. Dyecoo, based in the Netherlands, has invented a textile dyeing machine which does not require water or processing chemicals. Backed by several global bands, Dyecoo uses a method of pressurizing and heating carbon dioxide in their cutting-edge technology.

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Meet the blue crew, scientists trying to give food, flowers, and more a color rarely found in nature

The discovery of a new blue pigment back in 2009 is dubbed as "YlnMn Blue". This accidental pigment blue has seen as a breakthrough of a new color, "the bluest of blues." In mankind's history, blue pigments have been incredibly rare to come by. With blue dyes and pigments containing complex chemistry, the blue spectrum is scarce in nature and even more difficult to synthesize. Although color can be taken for granted, our fellow scientists continue the research to discover new blues.

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