Eastman Joins Eco-Friendly Textile Leaders to Innovation

 Eastman joins eco-friendly textile leaders including nonprofit global member organization, the maker of sustainably sourced Naia cellulosic yarn, committed to reducing the textile industry’s impact on the environment Textile Exchange. Ellen MacArthur Foundation‘s Circular Economy 100 to create solutions to enable a more circular economy. Eastman has also partnered with Canopy to collaborate on the conservation of the world’s ancient and endangered forests.

Naia is produced with 100% traceable and sustainably sourced wood pulp in a safe, closed-loop process. Solvents are recycled & reused. Naia™ has a streamlined, low-sway assembling process with a minimal tree-to-yarn carbon and water impression. Eastman and it’s wood mash providers hold FSC® and additionally PEFC™ Chain of Custody affirmations. Eastman has united together with FSC to advance FSC Mix (FSC-C140711) for Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarns.

Eastman has joined efforts with Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s circular economy is based on the principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. Applying resources from the ground to create products, which are used, and, when no longer needed, they are discarded. Take-make-waste- referred to as a linear economy. Elements of the take-make-waste system MUST be revolutionized: how resources are managed, produced and consumed, and what we do with the materials afterward. Everyone can benefit if the effort is made. It is a snowballing effort from individuals to governments and cities, we all must take action to redesign a present-day defective way of living.

Another organization that Eastman has aligned with is Canopy. Canopy is a leader in the development of tangible alternatives behind some of the world’s most modern conservation initiatives. Having worked with over 750 of the forest industry’s largest customers, from book publishers to leading clothing brands, to help shape their purchasing practices and create permanent solutions for the world’s threatened forests. A few of Canopy’s brand partners include H&M, Penguin-Random House, Scholastic, Stella McCartney, and many other well-known brands.

About Eastman
Eastman is a worldwide strength materials organization that creates a wide range of items found in things individuals utilize every day. Eastman works with clients to improve personal satisfaction in a material way, conveying inventive items and arrangements while keeping up a pledge to security and manageability. The organization’s advancement driven development model exploits world-class innovation stages, profound client commitment, and separated application improvement to develop its driving situations in appealing end markets, for example, transportation, building and development, and consumables. As an all-inclusive comprehensive and differing organization, Eastman utilizes roughly 14,500 individuals around the globe and serves clients in excess of 100 nations. The organization had 2018 incomes of roughly $10 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA.

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