Tag: polyester

LanzaTech teams with lululemon on waste CO emissions-based polyester

LanzaTech teams with lululemon on waste CO emissions-based polyester

July 14, 2021 |

In New Zealand, LanzaTech has partnered with lululemon athletica inc., an athletic apparel company, to create the world’s first yarn and fabric using recycled carbon emissions that would otherwise be emitted to the atmosphere as pollution. LanzaTech uses nature-based solutions to produce ethanol from waste carbon sources and is working with partners India Glycols Limited […]

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World’s first plant-based polyester t-shirt created from Virent’s BioFormPX paraxylene

World’s first plant-based polyester t-shirt created from Virent’s BioFormPX paraxylene

April 25, 2016 |

In Wisconsin, Virent’s BioFormPX paraxylene was used in the world’s first 100% plant-based polyester shirts, demonstrating the potential of bio-based polyester for production of garments and textiles. A key raw material for the production of polyester is paraxylene, which today comes exclusively from crude oil.  Virent’s technology produces BioFormPX paraxylene from plant-based materials, resulting in […]

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