Scheduled across a three-year period, the consortium which includes partners such as Frankenhuis have collected and sorted post-consumer end-of-life textiles, which using pioneering Infinited Fiber technology have been regenerated into a new textile fibre called Infinna. Infinna is made from 99 per cent post-consumer textile waste and looks and feels just like virgin cotton. Infinna fibre, which belongs to the viscose family, is then turned into a yarn blended with organic cotton for garment production.
At the end of the project, consortium partner Aalto University, a Finnish multidisciplinary community specialising in science, art, technology, and design, will distribute learnings with the industry and bring this potential circular design solution to the ever-eco-conscious consumer.
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