CJ Clouse of GreenBiz writes on Carbios, a startup that is making fashion more eco-friendly.
- In the United States alone more than 34 billion pounds of clothing waste is produced every year, a majority of which ends up in landfills.
- French-based Carbios is looking to reduce the fashion industry’s environmental impact with an enzymic process that breaks down plastic-based polyester clothing.
- After the enzymes break down the pollyester the plastics that remain can be repurposed and made into new products.
- Carbios has partnered with brands Patagonia, Puma, On, and Salomon.
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