Solutions to Irresponsible Dyeing & Finishing Practices

Charlie Bradley Ross Saturday, 1 September 2018

Now that we've identified the issues caused by irresponsible dyeing and finishing and the chemicals and solvents to avoid, we take a look at the businesses cleaning up production (my favourite part) and how you can avoid harmful methods yourself.


In this video you'll learn:

  • Methods of cleaning up viscose production.
  • Alternatives to dangerous formaldehyde.
  • How to apply safe chemicals at scale.
  • How waterless dying solutions are helping the environment.

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