Uster’s Bulletin Unveils Path To Recycled Material Integration
In a move towards a more sustainable future, the textile industry is setting its sights on effective and efficient utilization of recycled materials. With an increasing demand from environmentally-conscious consumers for recycled content in their textile purchases, the sector is at a pivotal juncture.
The Uster Sustainability Bulletin, a comprehensive and enlightening publication spanning 53 pages, delves deep into the heart of sustainability within the textile value chain. With a focus on defining waste types and exploring recycling methods, the bulletin provides a roadmap for reducing environmental impact. Notably, the bulletin does not stop at theory – it offers practical insights into how spinners can seamlessly incorporate recycled materials into their existing processes.
A standout feature of the bulletin is Uster’s commitment to driving this transformative effort. By meticulously defining essential properties of fibres and yarns, Uster plays a crucial role in supporting the industry’s transition towards an efficient use of recycled materials in manufacturing.
“Uster Technologies AG is committed to accelerating the technical transformation by defining standards for recycled fibres and yarns. With comprehensive quality testing and applied know-how, spinning yarn blends of virgin and recycled fibres can yield acceptable results. This industry shift towards recycled materials presents a remarkable opportunity for textile manufacturers to lead the transformation and make recycled fibres and yarns the preferred raw material for new products,” says Davide Maccabruni, CEO, Uster Technologies AG.
The Uster Sustainability Bulletin is now accessible through the Uster Insights App, available free of charge in app stores. For those eager to explore this groundbreaking resource, a free download is also available upon registration.
The future of textiles is on the cusp of change and the Uster Sustainability Bulletin is leading the charge. Stay informed, stay sustainable.
For more information and to access the Uster Sustainability Bulletin, visit https://www.uster.com/value-added-services/uster-statistics/