The Environmental Impact of MMCFs; Viscose, Modal, Rayon, Lyocell and Acetate
Based on the idea that trees are ‘renewable’ and ‘carbon neutral’, unfortunately, one of the most pervasive myths today suggests that logging more trees to produce textiles is the answer to our sustainable sourcing needs. Get the low-down on man-made cellulosic fibres and why sourcing materials from trees might not be as sustainable as it sounds.
In this video you'll learn:
- About man-made cellulosic fibres, and what they are
- The issues with sourcing materials from trees
- The impact on trees and forests
- What we can do to turn things around
- How to manage the use of chemicals
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How to Source Manmade Cellulosic Fabrics (including viscose & lyocell) Responsiblywith Charlie Bradley Ross
It is possible to source Manmade Cellulosic Fabrics (MMCFs) responsibly. Thanks to a number of certifications, audits, and online resources, sustainable fashion brands can check the credentials of their man-made fabrics... and discover new alternatives.