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Nice threads: the waste-based fibres cleaning up fashion

New textiles, made from discarded orange peel, milk or algae, are reducing the environmental impact of the world’s second-most polluting industry Orange peel is the unlikely by-product behind a new textile that’s being incorporated into collections by designer Salvatore Ferragamo. Back in 2013, Adriana Santanocito, a fashion student in Milan, and her friend and colleague Enrica Arena looked into whether anything useful could be done with the vast amounts of orange peel left behind by juicing machines. Continue reading…

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