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The annual event on textile sustainability decamps to Canada this year and will feature three breakout sessions on finance, deforestation and water as well as a key focus on the growing issue of textile microfibre pollution.

At the second edition of Luxury Brands exhibition DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR team 2018 to taking place from March 20 to 22, 2018 in Shanghai, as many as 16 internationally renowned designers will display their carpets.

Weavers express concern over fluctuation in pure silk thread price as it is affecting the industry. According to weavers, the shop owners reduce orders when the silk threads price increase as they get fewer customers when they price the saris higher.

Indian textiles minister Smriti Irani at the investor’s summit that concluded in state capital Lucknow on February 22, announced a proposal to jointly set up a yarn depot with the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government to give a further boost to the textile sector in the state, which garnered proposals worth Rs 7,000 crore.

Sabahar Silk Garment Factory, is an Ethiopian Fair Trade company that produces hand made textiles for the global market makes an effort to create better manual accessories and linens for the home using locally sourced silk and cotton. Handmade textiles inspired by ancient weaving traditions of the nation.

AlgiKnit is a biomaterials research company based in New York experimenting to develop a compostable yarn from readily abundant biopolymers that can be formed into wearable textiles. As fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world, Alginit's goal is to limit the waste created by textile production , creating textiles made from sustainable materials.

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