Man-Made Cellulosic Fibres

Man-Made Cellulosic Fibres

Simone Seisl Saturday, 1 August 2020

Simone Seisl, Fibre and Materials Specialist for Textile Exchange, joined us to explain what man-made cellulosic fibres are, their increasing sustainability credentials and what fashion designers and others in the industry should be considering when choosing MMCF's for their products.

In this video you'll learn:

  • What man-made cellulosic fibres are
  • Key considerations to make when sourcing your raw material, for environment, social and health issues
  • What you need to look for when it comes to dyeing MMCF's
  • What the fibre demand for MMCF's is, and where sustainability fits in the growth agenda
  • Why lyocell is better than viscose
  • If bamboo really is as eco as the marketing suggests
  • What little-known fibres like cupro and acetate really are when it comes to sustainability
  • Whether recycled MMCF's are more holistically beneficial than virgin man-made cellulosics
  • The importance and complexities of garment labelling in circularity of MMCF's
  • Who Textile Exchange are and what resources they offer
  • And, what you need to do to ensure sustainable sourcing

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