SUSTAINABILITY TERMS &

ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

Sustainability is the dominant overall trend in all aspects of textiles. Some trends in production include:

  • Blended fabrics utilizing fiber technology that reduces synthetic microfiber pollution

  • Blends with natural fibers for sustainability and comfort

  • Natural Plant Dyes / Dyeing with low water usage

  • Environmentally conscious lamination technologies

  • Advanced Recycled/Biodegradable fibers

  • Biodegradable polyester

  • Antimicrobal fibers / fabrics with reduced need for washing

  • Abrasion Resistant fabrics extend life

  • Bio-engineered Fibers / Biopolymers (Ex. Ingeo)

  • PFC Free Hydrocarbons incorporated into the fiber, allowing the retention of functionality for up to 80 washes – longer than conventional coatings

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The Textile Association of  Los Angeles (TALA)  provides business information about California textile companies, suppliers, sales representatives, and agents.