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This Company Lets Microbes Eat Waste Material And Turn It Into Eco-Friendly Cloth We Can Wear!

Producing fibers like cotton and wool can demand a lot out of a piece of land, not to mention consume a lot of energy and resources, too.

But scientists have figured out a way to make a type of rayon fabric just by letting microbes feast on waste matter. No kidding…

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Microbes Eat Waste To Produce Eco-friendly Fabric

Producing fibers like cotton and wool for clothing can require a lot of land and water. Fortunately, there are scientists working to create more modern, eco-friendly sources.

Specifically, there’s an Australian company that has come up with a revolutionary new way to produce rayon fibers…

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Australia company keen on fabrics made from microbial cellulose derived from coconut waste

The earliest days of health foods in a big supermarket consisted of looking for a special sign “natural or health” foods and then walking down one narrow aisle, out of a dozen more, to get low-sugar, low-fat groceries usually free of additives and boasting of natural grains, juices and pesticide-free produce. What if you will be walking into clothing malls of the future…

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Biotech company Nanollose could offer plant-free alternatives for the textile industry

The clothing industry isn’t generally known for its sustainability, but many brands are starting to turn to more environmentally friendly materials such as bamboo, organic cotton, or recycled plastic. Australia-based biotechnology company Nanollose is going a step further by developing plant-free cellulose…

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Nanollose launches its first microbial cellulose fabrics

VANCOUVER – At Planet Textiles 2018 held here yesterday in Canada, Australian start-up Nanollose revealed for the first time a selection of knitted fabrics made from microbial cellulose derived from coconut waste…

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Nanollose develops fabric from coconuts

Australian technology company Nanollose has developed a sustainable fabric from Nullarbor, a fibre created using natural coconut by-products. This fabric is the first of its kind marking a breakthrough for an industry that is urgently seeking sustainable alternatives to rayon and cotton, both of which cause significant environmental issues…

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Environmentally-friendly fabric created from microbial cellulose

You may have noticed an increasing number of hangers in high street fashion outlets sporting clothing made with the environmentally conscious shopper in mind. Organic cotton, hemp, bamboo and even recycled plastics are being transformed into clothing for eco-aware fashionistas…

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Nanollose unveils “world first” plant-free rayon fabric

Innovative biotechnology company Nanollose (ASX: NC6) has unveiled a ground-breaking eco-friendly fabric made from the “world’s first” plant-free viscose-rayon fibre…

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Nanollose wants to make coconut clothes fashionable – but not like you think

Coconuts are the secret ingredient in the latest fabric from eco-friendly innovator Nanollose.

Nanollose — which specialises in plant-free fabric aimed at the sustainable fashion market — this week debuted its Nullabor fibre, the world’s first plant-free rayon fibre…

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Money doesn’t grow on trees

An Australian biotechnology start-up has raised AU$5 million from investors to commercialise a new type of cellulose fibre that it says is ‘plant-free and environmentally friendly’. The company says it raised most of the money at the listing of Nanollose Ltd on the Australian Stock Exchange in October 2017, while pledging to spend most of the funds on its supply chain. Nanollose claims its fibre…

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