Alfie Germano says Nanollose aims to partner with the waste and food industry for bacterial feedstock to grow the fibre. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Fashioning change with eco-friendly fibre

Textile company Nanollose has created what it says is the world’s first plant-free viscose-rayon fibre, claiming it represents a breakthrough in its efforts to reduce environmental impacts on the fashion industry.

Typically, the $US10 billion (2014) rayon industry requires that many millions of trees be cut down each year, including some from ancient endangered forests, according to Nanollose managing director Alfie Germano.


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